Bulletin of Mathematical Biology

, Volume 47, Issue 3, pp 409–424 | Cite as

The extension of two-dimensional cable theory to arteries and arterioles

  • Michael A. B. Deakin
  • T. O. Neild
  • R. G. Turner


Electrical polarization of an artery or an arteriole may be modeled by the use of equations developed for two-dimensional cable theory. Two special cases have previously been solved: those corresponding to the case in which the radius is either zero (one-dimensional cable theory) or infinite. This paper presents the general solution.


Incomplete Gamma Function Double Series Circular Symmetry Outward Unit Vector Cable Theory 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael A. B. Deakin
    • 1
  • T. O. Neild
    • 2
  • R. G. Turner
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsMonash UniversityClaytonAustralia
  2. 2.Department of PhysiologyMonash UniversityClaytonAustralia
  3. 3.Department of PhysicsMonash UniversityClaytonAustralia

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