Capillary Wall Permeability Effects in Perfused Capillary-Tissue Structures

  • John E. Fletcher
  • Roy W. Schubert
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 180)


In a series of previous papers [1,2,3,5 and 8], we have discussed models that have been adapted to represent, among other experiments, the perfused heart preparation shown in figure 1. These papers have corrected previous representation errors and have discussed computational difficulties encountered by others using mathematical solutions of these models. However, it was found that the model representations as used by Krogh [6], and later modified by Blum [7] were not completely adequate to represent the data as determined by the experimental design in [4].


Axial Diffusion Wall Permeability Minimum Tissue Capillary Entrance Experimental Histogram 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • John E. Fletcher
    • 1
  • Roy W. Schubert
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of Computer Research and TechnologyNational Institutes of HealthBethesdaUSA
  2. 2.Department of Biomedical EngineeringLouisiana Tech UniversityRustonUSA

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