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Local Regulation of Microvascular Perfusion

Handbook of Physiology, The Cardiovascular System, Microcirculation

  1. Michael J Davis1,
  2. Michael A Hill1,
  3. Lih Kuo2

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp020406

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Davis, M. J., Hill, M. A. and Kuo, L. 2011. Local Regulation of Microvascular Perfusion. Comprehensive Physiology. 161–284.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Medical Pharmacology & Physiology and Dalton DCRC, University of Missouri, Columbisa, MO, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Systems Biology and Translational Medicine, Texas A&M Health Science Center, Temple, TX, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Historical Perspectives
  • 2
    Autoregulation
    • 2.1
      Blood Flow Regulation
    • 2.2
      Capillary Pressure Regulation
  • 3
    Mechanisms of Blood Flow Regulation
    • 3.1
      Myogenic Mechanism of Blood Flow Regulation
    • 3.2
      Signaling Mechanisms Underlying the Myogenic Response
    • 3.3
      Metabolic Mechanisms of Blood Flow Regulation
    • 3.4
      Interactions Between Local Blood Flow Control Mechanisms
    • 3.5
      Interactions Between Microvascular Control Mechanisms
    • 3.6
      Converging Pathways for the Interaction of Local Regulatory Mechanisms
  • 4
    Acknowledgments
  • 5
    Glossary of Abbreviations