# Sanshe

The Sangren-Sheppard model (Bull Math Biophys 15: 387-394, 1953) for the exchange of a labeled substance between a liquid flowing in a vessel and an external compartment. Similar to BTEX20 with no diffusion

Model number: 0191

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## Description

The Sangren-Sheppard model may be seen as a varient of the btex20_pde model. Instead of specifying Vp, Visfp, and PSg, three alternative parameters are specified, (1) tcap, the capillary transit time, (2) gamma, the ratio of Visfp to Vp, and (3) psf, the ratio of of PSg to Fp (flow). Vp, Visfp, and PSg are then given by Vp=Fp*tcap, Visfp=gamma*Vp, and PSg=psf*Fp. Once these parameters are calculated, the model is the same as btex20_pde with out diffusion. This is a model of a "tissue cylinder" consisting of a capillary plasma region and an interstitial fluid (isf) region. The model is multi-segmented in a single spatial dimension to solve the convection- diffusion equation with exchange and consumption. It is modeled as a differential equation coupled with an ordinary differential equation. The convecting plasma region has volume Vp, flow Fp, first order consumption coefficient Gp. The interstitial fluid (isf) region has volume Visfp, first order consumption coefficient Gisf. The name of the isf volume, Visfp, is derived from Visf' where the prime is rendered as p. The isf volume is a volume of distribution which might or might not correspond to a physical volume. It is referred to as a virtual volume. PS is the permeability surface product of the membrane. It is also known as PScap (PS for the CAPillary region) and PSg (the PS for the Gap between endothelial cells which allows for the passive exchange of material between the plasma and the isf. In this model, the PS is denoted PSg. In other nomenclature it is denoted PSc where c stands for "cleft", a synonym for gap. Units are per gram of tissue (physiological) so that a single sanshe unit can model a homogeneously perfused organ. Instantaneous mixing is assumed in each individual segment in each region. Passive exchange between plasma and isf regions has conductance PSg. This model can be adapted and expanded to represent multi-capillary models in serial and parallel configurations.

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## References

Sangren WC and Sheppard CW. A mathematical derivation of the exchange of a labeled substance between a liquid flowing in a vessel and an external compartment. Bull Math Biophys 15: 387-394, 1953 (This gives an analytic solution for the two-region model.) Goresky CA, Ziegler WH, and Bach GG. Capillary exchange modeling: Barrier-limited and flow-limited distribution. Circ Res 27: 739-764, 1970. (This gives another derivation of the analytical form, and uses the model in both single and multicapillary models. Bassingthwaighte JB. A concurrent flow model for extraction during transcapillary passage. Circ Res 35: 483-503, 1974. (This gives numerical solutions, which are faster than the analytic solutions, and imbeds the model in an organ with tissue volums conserved, and with arteries and veins.) Guller B, Yipintsoi T, Orvis AL, and Bassingthwaighte JB. Myocardial sodium extraction at varied coronary flows in the dog: Estimation of capillary permeability by residue and outflow detection. Circ Res 37: 359-378, 1975. (Application to sodium exchange in the heart.) Poulain CA, Finlayson BA, Bassingthwaighte JB. Efficient numerical methods for nonlinear-facilitated transport and exchange in a blood-tissue exchange unit, Ann Biomed Eng. 1997 May-Jun;25(3):547-64.

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