Circulation, Blood and Lymphatica

Blood Circulation Empedocles (500-430BC) of Agrigentum in Sicily considered the heart to be the center of the system of blood vessels through which the blood (life) distributed innate heat to other parts of the body. His view was upheld by Aristotle. The term ëcirculationí in relation to the movement of blood in the veins and arteries was coined by Andrea Caesalpino (1525–1603) of Italy in 1559. Erasistratus, who lived around 300 BC, postulated that the arteries contained bloodless spirit or air and the veins carried the nutrients. He also believed that the valves of the heart directed the blood towards the veins. Galen (129–200) proposed that blood from the left ventricle reached the right side of the heart via pores in the interventricular septum. He also knew that the pulmonary artery carried blood to the lungs. His teaching was accepted for over 1000 years until William Harvey (1578–1657) announced the discovery of the circulatory system in Excercitatio Anatomica du Mortu Cordis et Sanguinis in Animalibus published in 1628. In 1608, Harveyís teacher Fabricius Hildanus (1560–1634) had noted that the valves in the veins opened towards the heart, but he offered no explanation for this. Harvey pointed out in his work that these valves prevented venous reflux. Capillary circulation was discovered by Marcello Malpighi (1628–1694) in 1661 and John Hunter (1728–1793) in 1785 demonstrated the presence of a collateral circulation of the arteries. Ernst Heinrich Weber (1795–1878) in 1827 showed that the motion of the blood through the vessels was similar to the progression of waves. The cardiac ganglia, which exert nervous control on the muscular activity of the heart, were discovered by Robert Remak (1815–1865) in 1844. Carl Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig (1816–1895) located the center in the brain that acted as a ëmaster switchboardí to control and regulate the circulatory system, around 1854. See fetal circulation, heart.



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Arterial Embolism in the Limbs. The Clinical Problem and its Anatomical Basis. By A. L. Jacobs, Physician to the Whittington Hospital, London. 1959 1st edition
Arterial Embolism in the Limbs. The Clinical Problem and its Anatomical Basis. By A. L. Jacobs, Physician to the Whittington Hospital, London. 1959 1st edition
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Arterial embolism in the limbs.  A. L. Jacobs, Physician to the Whittington Hospital, London. 1959.
Arterial embolism in the limbs. A. L. Jacobs, Physician to the Whittington Hospital, London. 1959.
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De Motu Cordis Movement of the Heart and Blood in Animals, William Harvey, translated by William; Franklin, Kenneth J, Charles C. Thomas 1957
De Motu Cordis Movement of the Heart and Blood in Animals, William Harvey, translated by William; Franklin, Kenneth J, Charles C. Thomas 1957
£79.00
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The Control of the Circulation of  the Blood,R. J. S. (Robert John Stewart) McDowall First Edition 1956 WM Dawson & Sons London very good copy
The Control of the Circulation of the Blood,R. J. S. (Robert John Stewart) McDowall First Edition 1956 WM Dawson & Sons London very good copy
£88.00
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EXERCITATIO ANATOMICA DE MOTU CORDIS ET SANQUINIS IN ANIMALIBUS, William Harvey, Chauncy de Leake, 1941
EXERCITATIO ANATOMICA DE MOTU CORDIS ET SANQUINIS IN ANIMALIBUS, William Harvey, Chauncy de Leake, 1941
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Milroy's Disease, Guy's Hospital Reports, Volume XLVIL, 1908. Hardcover.
Milroy's Disease, Guy's Hospital Reports, Volume XLVIL, 1908. Hardcover.
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Excercitatio Anatomica de Cortu Mordis, et Sanguinis in Animalibus, by William Harvey, Translation Chauncey Leake Charles Thomas Baltimore 1941 Discovery of Circulation
Excercitatio Anatomica de Cortu Mordis, et Sanguinis in Animalibus, by William Harvey, Translation Chauncey Leake Charles Thomas Baltimore 1941 Discovery of Circulation
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High Blood Pressure, George White Pickering, First Edition, 1955, no dust cover, good copy, A Classic early modern concept in understanding hypertension,
High Blood Pressure, George White Pickering, First Edition, 1955, no dust cover, good copy, A Classic early modern concept in understanding hypertension,
£98.00
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The Lancet, Collected 2 Volumes from 1840 - 1841, original binding, good condition,
The Lancet, Collected 2 Volumes from 1840 - 1841, original binding, good condition,
£101.00
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Control of Circulation, Robert John Stewart McDowall, New Edition, 1956, A classic on control and mechanism of hypertension, 619 pages
Control of Circulation, Robert John Stewart McDowall, New Edition, 1956, A classic on control and mechanism of hypertension, 619 pages
£128.00
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Physiology and Pathology of the Heart and Blood Vessels, JohnPlesch, Oxford University Press, 1937,
Physiology and Pathology of the Heart and Blood Vessels, JohnPlesch, Oxford University Press, 1937,
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Physiology and Pathology of the Heart and Blood Vessels, JohnPlesch, Oxford University Press, 1937,
Physiology and Pathology of the Heart and Blood Vessels, JohnPlesch, Oxford University Press, 1937,
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The Biology of Arteriosclerosis, M.C. Winternitz, Charles C Thomas, Illinois, 1938, First Edition
The Biology of Arteriosclerosis, M.C. Winternitz, Charles C Thomas, Illinois, 1938, First Edition
£158.00
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Lipidoses: Diseases of the Cellular Lipid Metabolism, Siegfried J.Thannhauser, Tufts College Medical School, 1940 First Edition Lancet Review copy
Lipidoses: Diseases of the Cellular Lipid Metabolism, Siegfried J.Thannhauser, Tufts College Medical School, 1940 First Edition Lancet Review copy
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The Biology of Arteriosclerosis, M.C. Winternitz, Charles C Thomas, Illinois, 1938, First Edition
The Biology of Arteriosclerosis, M.C. Winternitz, Charles C Thomas, Illinois, 1938, First Edition
£188.00
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On Local Asphyxia and Symmetrical Gangrene of the Extremities Raynaud, Maurice,
On Local Asphyxia and Symmetrical Gangrene of the Extremities Raynaud, Maurice,
£273.00
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