Effects of Propranolol and Epinephrine on Capillary Plasma Filling and Minimal Intercapillary Distances in the Rat Heart
Many factors may influence substrate exchange between blood and tissue in the heart. One of these is variations in the density of the perfused capillaries (Honig and Gayeski, in press). In this study we examined the density of capillaries which are open to plasma flow at rest compared to decreased or increased cardiac work.
KeywordsCapillary Density Fiber Density Muscular Fiber Cardiac Work Perfuse Capillary
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