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Blood vessels and capillary filtration

Blood vessels and capillary filtration

This video describes the general characteristics of various blood vessels and how to calculate capillary net filtration pressure.

Time Stamps

Veins are capacitance vessels 0:40 

Walls of arteries and veins 1:38 

Arteries where you feel a pulse 2:54 

Compliance and recoil 3:22 

Pressure and surface area in various vessels 4:04 

Capillary bed sphincters 8:26 

Capillaries are leaky 9:30 

Edema and lymphatic vessels 10:28 

Calculating Net filtration pressure 11:14 

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