Effect of intracapillary resistance to oxygen transport on the diffusional shunting between capillaries

F. E. Varela, A. S. Popel

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Abstract

The effect of intracapillary resistance to oxygen transport on distribution of oxygen tension in the tissue and along the capillary was investigated by means of a mathematical model. In some cases resistance significantly affects the diffusive interaction between neighbouring capillaries thus aggravating the dificiency of oxygen supply around capillaries with low oxygen tension.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)400-405
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Biomedical Engineering
Volume10
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1988

Keywords

  • Circulatory system
  • mathematical model
  • oxygen transport

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biophysics

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