Fenestrated Capillaries in the Human Parietal Peritoneum and Rabbit Diaphragmatic Peritoneum

  • L. Gotloib
  • A. Shustak
  • P. Bar-Sella
  • V. Eiali

Summary

Fenestrated capillaries account for 1.7% microvessels examined under electron microscopy in only one of 20 human peritoneal samples examined. The fenestrae were closed by diaphragms 70 Å thick. In New Zealand white rabbits fenestrae were seen in 3.2% of observed capillaries, with diaphragms 60 Å to 90 Å thick. The glycocalix covering the fenestrae diaphragms may limit the passage of anionic blood components, particularly proteins, as has been demonstrated in other studies.

Keywords

Permeability Albumin Citrate Heparin Luminal 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Gotloib
    • 1
  • A. Shustak
    • 1
  • P. Bar-Sella
    • 1
  • V. Eiali
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Nephrology and the Kornach Laboratory for Experimental Nephrology, and the Laboratory of Electron Microscopy, Department of PathologyCentral Emek HospitalAfulaIsrael

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