Volume 49, Issue 5, 2000


Physiol. Res. 49: 485-492, 2000
Changing Concepts of the Pulmonary Plexiform Lesion
A. P. Fishman
University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA


Physiol. Res. 49: 493-501, 2000
A Possible Role of the Oxidant Tissue Injury in the Development of Hypoxic Pulmonary Hypertension
J. Herget, J. Wilhelm1, J. Novotná1, A. Eckhardt, R. Vytášek, L. Mrázková, M. Ošťádal
Department of Physiology and 1Department of Medical Chemistry and Biochemistry, Second Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic


Physiol. Res. 49: 503-517, 2000
Hypoxia-Induced Pulmonary Vascular Remodeling: Contribution of the Adventitial Fibroblasts
K. R. Stenmark1, D. Bouchey1, R. Nemenoff2, E. C. Dempsey3, M. Das1
Cardiovascular Pulmonary, Developmental Biology Research Laboratories, Denver, 2Division of Renal Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, 3Denver Veterans Administration Medical Center, Denver, USA

Physiol. Res. 49: 519-537, 2000
The Role of Endogenous Lung Neuropeptides in Regulation of the Pulmonary Circulation
I. M. Keith
Department of Comparative Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA

Physiol Res. 49: 539-548, 2000
Nitric Oxide Synthase in Pulmonary Hypertension: Lessons from Knockout Mice
K. A. Fagan1,2, I. McMurtry1,2, D. M. Rodman1,2,3
Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine, 2Cardiovascular Pulmonary Research Laboratory, and 3Department of Physiology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA

Physiol. Res. 49: 549-560, 2000
Altered Pulmonary Vasoreactivity in the Chronically Hypoxic Lung
L. A. Shimoda, J. S. K. Sham, J. T. Sylvester
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Physiol. Res. 49: 561-566, 2000
Changes in Smooth Muscle Cell pH during Hypoxic Pulmonary Vasoconstriction: A Possible Role for Ion Transporters
J. A. Madden1,2, P. A. Keller2, J. G. Kleinman2,3
Departments of Neurology1 and Medicine3, The Medical College of Wisconsin, and Research Service2, Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.A.

Physiol. Res. 49: 567-575, 2000
Perinatal History of Hypoxia Leads to Lower Vascular Pressures and Hyporeactivity to Angiotensin II in Isolated Lungs of Adult Rats
V. Hampl, J. Bíbová, J. Herget
Department of Physiology, Second Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

Physiol. Res. 49: 577-585, 2000
Role of Proteolysis and Apoptosis in Regression of Pulmonary Vascular Remodeling
D. J. Riley1, S. Thakker-Varia1, F. J. Wilson2, G. J. Poiani1,3, C. A. Tozzi1,3
Departments of Medicine and 2Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey, 3VA New Jersey Health Care System, Lyons, New Jersey, USA

Physiol. Res. 49: 587-596, 2000
The NADPH Oxidase Inhibitors Iodonium Diphenyl and Cadmium Sulphate Inhibit Hypoxic Pulmonary Vasoconstriction in Isolated Rat Pulmonary Arteries
R. D. Jones, J. S. Thompson, A. H. Morice
Section of Respiratory Medicine, Academic Department of Medicine, The University of Hull, Castle Hill Hospital, Cottingham, UK

Physiol. Res. 49: 597-606, 2000
Effects of Adaptation to Intermittent High Altitude Hypoxia on Ischemic Ventricular Arrhythmias in Rats
G. Asemu, J. Neckář, O. Szárszoi, F. Papoušek, B. Ošťádal, F. Kolář
Department of Developmental Cardiology, Institute of Physiology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic

Physiol. Res. 49: 607-616, 2000
Susceptibility to Ischemia-Induced Arrhythmias and the Effect of Preconditioning in the Diabetic Rat Heart
T. Ravingerová, R. Štetka, D. Pancza, O. Uličná1, A. Ziegelhöffer, J. Styk
Institute for Heart Research, Slovak Academy of Sciences, and 1Pharmacobiochemical Laboratory of Medical Faculty, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovak Republic

This number was issued in October 2000

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