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Twenty-two authors contribute to this first volume in a series of three devoted to the microcirculatory phenomena. The 19 review chapters are organized into six main topics: 1) structure of the microvasculature; 2) endothelial and connective tissue biology; 3) blood tissue exchange; 4) biophysical aspects of microcirculation; 5) growth and differentiation of blood vessels and 6) lymph and lymphatics. The authors evaluate past work, discuss the present state of the art, and indicate directions for future research. The chapters on the biophysical aspects of microcirculation contain a lucid description of the problems and limitations of applying the basics principles of
Microcirculation.. Ann Intern Med. ;87:502. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-87-4-502_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1977;87(4):502.
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