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Filtration and Absorption

Postby cloud5 » Mon Jul 05, 2010 8:54 am

How to calculate the filtration pressure and absorption pressure for this?
Answer given in book is:
(at arteriole end) Filtration pressure=1.2kPa,
(at venule end) Absorption pressure=1.5kPa

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SP:Solute potentials of plasma proteins
HP:Hydrostatic pressure
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Re: Filtration and Absorption

Postby cloud5 » Mon Jul 05, 2010 1:33 pm

Should I apply starling equation for this? I think this question is the equation.
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