Numerical Modeling of Fluid Flow in Liver Lobule Using Double Porosity Model
Earlier in the paper of Bonfiglio et al.  numerical simulation of blood circulation in the liver lobule was carried out using single porosity model. Electron microscopy reveals structure of the liver lobule, which has some of the properties of fractured porous media. In this work we consider double porosity model for modeling of blood filtration in the liver lobule. A numerical algorithm based on the spatial finite element approximation and finite difference approximation in time direction using explicit-implicit computational scheme is proposed.
KeywordsPortal Vein Hepatic Artery Central Vein Liver Lobule Portal Tract
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