Edema and fluid dynamics in connective tissue remodelling, 2010

Topics: Edema, Transcapillary exchange, Connective tissue, Loose connective tissue, Tumor, Inflammation, Heart

Authors: Rolf K. Reed, Åsa Lidén and Kristofer Rubin


The review describes the role of loose connective tissues with focus on transcapillary exchange and edema formation with relevance for inflammation, fibrosis and tumors. Based on studies in these tissues, comparisons are made to the fibrotic processes in the heart.

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