Interactions Between Convective and Diffusive Components of O2 Transport to the Tissues

  • J. Roca
  • M. Hogan
  • P. D. Wagner
Part of the Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine book series (UICM, volume 13)

Abstract

The metabolism of the human beings is essentially aerobic. This means that the energy necessary to support the different biological functions of the organism depends ultimately on the adequate utilization of atmospheric O2 in the mitochondrial respiration.

Keywords

Catheter Respiration NADH Cardiol VOlmax 

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  • J. Roca
  • M. Hogan
  • P. D. Wagner

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