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Hepatic circulation

Handbook of Physiology, The Gastrointestinal System, Motility and Circulation

  1. Clive V. Greenway,
  2. W. Wayne Lautt

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp060141

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Greenway, C. V. and Lautt, W. W. 2011. Hepatic circulation. Comprehensive Physiology. 1519–1564.

Author Information

  1. Hepatorenal Research Unit, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Anatomy and Microcirculation
    • 1.1
      Origin and Distribution of Hepatic Blood Supply
    • 1.2
      Microcirculation
  • 2
    Blood Flows and Vascular Resistance
    • 2.1
      Sinusoidal Pressure
    • 2.2
      Relation Between Portal Flow and Liver Mass
    • 2.3
      Intrinsic Hepatic Arterial Flow Regulation
    • 2.4
      Extrinsic Hepatic Arterial Flow Regulation
  • 3
    Effects of Hepatic Blood Flow On Uptake of Substrates
    • 3.1
      Goresky Model
    • 3.2
      Equilibrium Model
    • 3.3
      Parallel-Tube Model
    • 3.4
      Comparison of Models
    • 3.5
      Measurement of Hepatic Blood Flow by Uptake
  • 4
    Hepatic Blood Volume
    • 4.1
      Basic Principles, Terminology, and Normal Values
    • 4.2
      Hepatic Blood Volume in Perspective
    • 4.3
      Passive Changes in Hepatic Blood Volume
    • 4.4
      Active Capacitance Vessel Constriction
    • 4.5
      Reflex Control of Hepatic Venous Bed
    • 4.6
      Control of Cardiac Preload and Responses to Drugs
    • 4.7
      Other Complex Responses Involving Hepatic Venous Bed
    • 4.8
      Future Prospects
    • 4.9
      Hepatic Fluid Exchange
    • 4.10
      Sites of Filtration and Interstitial Fluid
    • 4.11
      Reabsorption of Filtered Fluid
    • 4.12
      Effects of Drugs on Fluid Exchange
    • 4.13
      Effects of Hepatic Nerve Stimulation on Fluid Exchange