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The Importance of Plasma Mixing in Bolus Flow

  • J. Aroesty
  • J. F. Gross
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Abstract

The fluid-mechanical and biochemical processes which occur during the movement of a red blood cell through a capillary are exceedingly complex. The small scale and complexity of the capillary flow system makes quantitative experimental description very difficult and prevents a direct empirical modeling of the system at the present time. A theoretical approach directed at certain basic features of the fluid mechanics and transport processes in the microcirculation can indicate those features which must be considered in the development of a capillary flow model.

Keywords

Peclet Number Capillary Flow Species Transport Eddy Motion Bolus Flow 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin · Heidelberg 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Aroesty
    • 1
  • J. F. Gross
    • 1
  1. 1.The Rand CorporationSanta MonicaUSA

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