Article Abstract

Rebuttal to: Berger D, Moller PW, Takala J. Reply to “Is the Guytonian framework justified in explaining heart lung interactions?” and “Venous return, mean systemic pressure and getting the right answer for the wrong reason”

Authors: Rafael Dalmau

Abstract

In my previous letter (1), I addressed specific concerns regarding the validity of the interpretations put forward by Berger and Takala as “the impact of positive-pressure ventilation on systemic venous return” (2), in the context of Guyton’s model of the systemic circulation.