Encyclopedia of Exercise Medicine in Health and Disease

2012 Edition
| Editors: Frank C. Mooren

Microvascular PO2 (PmvO2)

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29807-6_2670

The partial pressure of O2 within the microvasculature. PmvO2 is set by the microvascular O2 delivery-to-O2 utilization ratio (i.e., \(\dot Q{\rm O}_2 /\dot V{\rm O}_2 \)

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