Comparison of In Vivo Microvascular Perfusion Pattern Between Skeletal Muscle and Heart

Colloidal Gold Particles as in vivo Plasma Marker
  • Martin F. König
  • Ewald R. Weibel
  • Sanjay Batra
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 388)


Direct observation of capillary perfusion is only possible on superficial capillaries. For the examination of capillary perfusion in deeper tissue layers, histological sections are necessary. On light microscopic tissue sections, the presence of a marker injected into the blood stream indicates a capillary perfusion under certain in vivo conditions (7,20).


Gold Particle Perfusion Pattern Capillary Perfusion Colloidal Gold Particle Gold Nanospheres 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin F. König
    • 1
  • Ewald R. Weibel
    • 1
  • Sanjay Batra
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of AnatomyUniversity of BerneBerneSwitzerland

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