A Mathematical Model of the Unsteady Transport of Oxygen to Tissues in the Microcirculation

  • John E. Fletcher
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 191)


We are concerned here with the construction of a mathematical simulation model of the supply of oxygen to tissues from the microcirculation. The mathematical model describes the capillary supply to tissue as well as the distribution and consumption of oxygen within tissue.


Oxygen Transport Single Capillary Capillary Supply Parallel Cylinder Mathematical Simulation Model 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • John E. Fletcher
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  1. 1.DCRT, Laboratory of Applied StudiesNational Institutes of HealthBethesdaUSA

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