Effect of a Shift of the Oxygen Dissociation Curve on Myocardial Oxygenation at Hypoxia

  • Z. Turek
  • F. Kreuzer
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 75)


Krogh’s cylindrical model of the tissue (1922) has been widely used for the estimation of tissue oxygen tension (PO2). The model is based on several assumptions but it probably depicts the major trends in the changes of oxygen tension, even though the absolute values may deviate from reality.


Coronary Blood Flow Dissociation Curve Unfavorable Effect Severe Hypoxia Oxygen Affinity 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Z. Turek
    • 1
  • F. Kreuzer
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physiology, Faculty of MedicineUniversity of NijmegenNijmegenThe Netherlands

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