Three-Dimensional Simulations of Idealised Lymphangion

Alberto Gambaruto, Raoul van Loon

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The lymphatic system is responsible for collecting fluid leaked from blood vessels, returning it to the blood system to maintain overall fluid balance. Lymphatic vessels also fulfill important immune functions by transporting leukocytes and antigens. The functional units of collecting lymphatic vessels are called the lymphangions. Some experimental and computational studies exist, however much still needs learnt about the transport mechanisms.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBioMedEng18 Proceedings
Subtitle of host publicationThe UK’s largest gathering of Biomedical Engineers Medical Engineers and Bioengineers - 6-7 September 2018, Imperial College London
Place of PublicationLondon
ISBN (Print)9781999646509
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 9 Jun 2018

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