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Models a tissue cylinder consisting of two regions: plasma and interstitial fluid. Model augmented with additional calculations.

Model number: 0225

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These partial differential equations model a "tissue cylinder" consisting of two regions. The two regions are capillary plasma, p; and interstitial fluid, isf; there is a diffusional path from plasma to the isf.
    This BTEX20 model has been augmented with a visual interface.
    This BTEX20 model has been augmented with a MML procedure written in Java to calculate statistics on input and output concentration flow curves.
    This BTEX20 model has been augmented with the calculations for the Terminology paper (J.B. Bassingthwaighte, et al., 1986).
    This BTEX20 model has been augmented with a comparable two compartment model in order to show that setting the axial diffusion coefficients to large (and unrealistic values) converts a distributed model into a compartmental model.



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W.C. Sangren and C.W. Sheppard.  A mathematical derivation of the
exchange of a labelled substance between a liquid flowing in a
vessel and an external compartment.  Bull Math BioPhys, 15, 387-394,

C.A. Goresky, W.H. Ziegler, and G.G. Bach. Capillary exchange modeling:  
Barrier-limited and flow-limited distribution. Circ Res 27: 739-764, 1970.

J.B. Bassingthwaighte. A concurrent flow model for extraction
during transcapillary passage.  Circ Res 35:483-503, 1974.

B. Guller, T. Yipintsoi, A.L. Orvis, and J.B. Bassingthwaighte. Myocardial 
sodium extraction at varied coronary flows in the dog: Estimation of 
capillary permeability by residue and outflow detection. Circ Res 37: 359-378, 1975.

C.P. Rose, C.A. Goresky, and G.G. Bach.  The capillary and
sarcolemmal barriers in the heart--an exploration of labelled water
permeability.  Circ Res 41: 515, 1977.

J.B. Bassingthwaighte, F.P. Chinard, C. Crone, C.A. Goresky,
N.A. Lassen, R.S. Reneman, and K.L. Zierler.  Terminology for
mass transport and exchange.  Am. J. Physiol. 250 (Heart. Circ.
Physiol. 19): H539-H545, 1986.

J.B. Bassingthwaighte, C.Y. Wang, and I.S. Chan.  Blood-tissue
exchange via transport and transformation by endothelial cells.
Circ. Res. 65:997-1020, 1989.

Poulain CA, Finlayson BA, Bassingthwaighte JB.,Efficient numerical methods 
for nonlinear-facilitated transport and exchange in a blood-tissue exchange 
unit, Ann Biomed Eng. 1997 May-Jun;25(3):547-64. 

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Please cite in any publication for which this software is used and send one reprint to the address given below:
The National Simulation Resource, Director J. B. Bassingthwaighte, Department of Bioengineering, University of Washington, Seattle WA 98195-5061.

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Model development and archiving support at provided by the following grants: NIH U01HL122199 Analyzing the Cardiac Power Grid, 09/15/2015 - 05/31/2020, NIH/NIBIB BE08407 Software Integration, JSim and SBW 6/1/09-5/31/13; NIH/NHLBI T15 HL88516-01 Modeling for Heart, Lung and Blood: From Cell to Organ, 4/1/07-3/31/11; NSF BES-0506477 Adaptive Multi-Scale Model Simulation, 8/15/05-7/31/08; NIH/NHLBI R01 HL073598 Core 3: 3D Imaging and Computer Modeling of the Respiratory Tract, 9/1/04-8/31/09; as well as prior support from NIH/NCRR P41 RR01243 Simulation Resource in Circulatory Mass Transport and Exchange, 12/1/1980-11/30/01 and NIH/NIBIB R01 EB001973 JSim: A Simulation Analysis Platform, 3/1/02-2/28/07.