Mathematical Modelling of Pulmonary Edema
M. Nematbakhsh, S. Jani, M.S. Sadeghipoor and S. Noori-Khorasani
Medical School, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology
Department of Chemical Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology
ABSTRACT- The acess accumulation of water in lung interstitial or alveolar is called pulmonary edema
which is caused by factors that upset the normal Starling balance in micro-circulation. Pulmonary edema disturbs the alveolar gas achanges which are normally regulated by the respiratory system. Mathematical modelling ofpubnonary edema may help to predict the lung conditions and the mechanisms involved in the formation of edema .With the help of lung anatomy and physiolov,the properties of alveolar sheet were determined and the Starling forces were considered during pulmonary filtration. A nonlinear partial
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