Axial Gradients: Oxygen Pressure Field Theory IV

Part IV:  Axial Gradients Authored by:  Gary Grist,  BS, RN, CCP, LCP    To View all of Gary Grist”s Posts Regarding OPFT-  click here Axial Gradients To review, Oxygen Pressure Field theory states that there is an oxygen pressure field established in the tissues around each capillary where oxygen is present in varying concentrations from as […]

Perfused Capillary Density: Oxygen Pressure Field Theory III

Part III:  Perfused Capillary Density Authored by:  Gary Grist,  BS, RN, CCP, LCP    To View all of Gary Grist”s Posts Regarding OPFT-  click here Perfused Capillary Density The development of a lethal corner is dependent on the ratio of the capillary X-section to the cylinder X-section and/or a change in oxygen consumption.  The ability of […]

The Lethal Corner: Oxygen Pressure Field Theory II

Part II:  The Lethal Corner Authored by:  Gary Grist,  BS, RN, CCP, LCP    To View all of Gary Grist”s Posts Regarding OPFT-  click here The Lethal Corner The Krogh cylinder predicts a wide range of tissue pO2 values called an oxygen pressure field surrounding individual capillaries. As the relationship between the capillary and its surrounding […]