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Static Distribution of Lung Volumes

Handbook of Physiology, The Respiratory System, Mechanics of Breathing

  1. J. Milic-Emili

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp030331

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Milic-Emili, J. 2011. Static Distribution of Lung Volumes. Comprehensive Physiology. 561–574.

Author Information

  1. Meakins-Christie Laboratories, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011


The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Regional Static Distribution of Gas
    • 1.1
      Regional Subdivisions of Lung Volume
    • 1.2
      Relationship Between Regional and Overall Lung Volumes
  • 2
    Static Pressure-Volume Relationship of Lungs in Situ
  • 3
    Topography of Pleural Surface Pressure in Humans
  • 4
    Mechanical Model of Static Behavior of Human Lungs