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Modeling of polymer influence on vascular network resistance
Author(s): Marina S. Polyakova; Anna G. Lomko; Marina A. Polikarpova
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Paper Abstract

Our preliminary measurements of blood flow velocities in rat mesentery microvessels performed by laser Doppler microscopy have served as a basis for developing of a mathematical model describing the influence of drag-reducing polymer molecules on microcirculation. The model takes into consideration linear (Poiseuille law) and nonlinear parts of the vessel resistance. The results of modeling are in accordance with experiments and give a 1.5 ... 2.5 times decrease of nonlinear part of individual vessel resistance.

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Date Published: 2 January 1995
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 2370, 5th International Conference on Laser Applications in Life Sciences, (2 January 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.197477
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Marina S. Polyakova, Moscow State Univ. (Russia)
Anna G. Lomko, Moscow State Univ. (Russia)
Marina A. Polikarpova, Moscow State Univ. (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2370:
5th International Conference on Laser Applications in Life Sciences
Pavel A. Apanasevich; Nikolai I. Koroteev; Sergei G. Kruglik; Victor N. Zadkov, Editor(s)

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