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    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
  Feb 25, 2018
2017-2018 catalog

PHYSIO 278 - Advanced Cardiovascular Physiology

5 Credits

A comprehensive summary of physiology of the microcirculation,peripheral circulation and heart. The major emphasis is on the functions of various components of the microcirculation including a consideration of the biophysics of vascular smooth muscle contraction and its relation to the regulation of blood flow distribution within and among organs, substrate transport across the microcirculation, the endothelial cell as a metabolic barrier to substrate transport, regulation of blood flow in the various organs, and angiogenesis. Course director: Dr. Norman Harris