Practical Applications of Models of Oxygen Supply, Diffusion, and Consumption

Past, Perspectives, and Problems
  • K. Groebe
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 388)


It is the objective of this paper to describe, what models of oxygen supply, diffusion, and consumption have been and can be used for and to discuss some common problems in employing mathematical models of O2 transport. In a first part, four typical fields for model applications are selected from the wide variety of former investigations and are illustrated with some recent examples.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Groebe
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Physiologie und PathophysiologieJohannes Gutenberg-Universität MainzMainzGermany

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