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Biologically Variable Respiration as a Stochastic Process in Ventilation – a Stochastic Model Study

  • Kyongyob Min
  • Keita Hosoi
  • Masayuki Degami
  • Yoshinori Kinoshita
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 669)

Abstract

Based on the fractal bronchial tree, we introduced a function of “asynchronous phasic contractions of lobular bronchiole”, which would generate fluctuations in tidal volumes. Stochastic control theory was able to describe a genesis of biological variability in spontaneous respirations using a Schroedinger wave function.

Keywords

Tidal Volume Stochastic Differential Equation Total Potential Energy Biological Variability Quantum Property 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kyongyob Min
    • 1
  • Keita Hosoi
    • 1
  • Masayuki Degami
    • 1
  • Yoshinori Kinoshita
    • 1
  1. 1.Respiratory Unit of Internal MedicineItami City HospitalHyogoJapan

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