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Water balance within the myocardium

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Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 124)

Abstract

One of the roles of the microcirculation is to maintain the water balance between plasma and interstitium in the myocardium. Judged by the number of papers related to the interstitium and to the mechanics of coronary flow, the interstitium is a neglected field of research.

Keywords

Left Ventricular Pressure Transmural Pressure Interstitial Pressure Oncotic Pressure Tissue Pressure 
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