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Lec26_07 - 2 Apply the Starling Equilibrium to problems of...

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Lec26- 2007 INTRODUCTORY ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY BIOAP 311/VETBM 346 FALL 2007 OUTLINE - LECTURE 26 Microcirculation and Its Control (Readings - Chapters 22 & 23) I. Major Topics/Concepts to be covered: 1. Arterioles & capillaries - tissue circuits. 2. Capillary diffusion gradients - Starling's hypothesis. 3. Venous compliance and circulation. 4. Intrinsic and extrinsic control of peripheral blood flow. II. You will have learned the material when you can: 1. List all the forces at play in establishing fluid balance between the tissues and the capillary beds.
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Unformatted text preview: 2. Apply the Starling Equilibrium to problems of fluid retention. 3. Understand the mechanisms underlying control of blood flow. III. Sample Problems: 1. What effect would increasing the interstitial fluid pressure have on fluid transfer across the capillary membrane? 2. Why is the interstitial fluid pressure negative? 3. Why do older people with vericose veins suffer from peripheral edema? file:///C|/WINWORD/COURSES/31107/Lec26-07.htm8/15/2007 10:24:10 AM...
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