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Tissue Gas Bubble Dynamics During Hypobaric Exposures
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published July 01, 1985 by SAE International in United States
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A mathematical model has been developed which describes the growth of an extravascular gas bubble in hyper and hypobaric environments. The model accounts for diffusion of inert gas across the tissue/bubble interface, tissue elasticity, gas solubility and diffusivity, surface tension and a perfusion limited inert gas transport to the tissue.
Using this model, the dynamics of bubble growth can be predicted over a wide range of complex hypobaric exposures including decompressions and recompressions. The model can also account for oxygen breathing and switching inert gases during the exposure phase.
CitationGernhardt, M., "Tissue Gas Bubble Dynamics During Hypobaric Exposures," SAE Technical Paper 851337, 1985, https://doi.org/10.4271/851337.
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