Russian Journal of Physical Chemistry A. Том 70. 1996. С. 2132-2135
Primary pulmonary hypertension is a rare disease of unknown etiology which relates to the precapillary form of the hypertension. The review of the literature and authors' data on the changes of pulmonary vessels and the heart weight are presented. So-called plexiform structure characteristics for this pathology are considered by the authors as glomus anastomoses developing as a compensation of pulmonary circulation disturbances.