Instantaneous Linear Velocity of Flow in Pulmonary Artery Measured by a Catheter Tip Method

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Science  12 Sep 1958:
Vol. 128, Issue 3324, pp. 592-593
DOI: 10.1126/science.128.3324.592


Measurements of the instantaneous linear velocity of blood flow in the pulmonary artery of the human have not been reported previously. This report describes a catheter tip method for making such measurements.