Microvascular ion transport through endothelial glycocalyx layer: new mechanism and improved Starling principle

Xi Zhuo Jiang, Yiannis Ventikos,* and Kai H. Luo*  Department of Mechanical Engineering, University College London, London, United Kingdom  Submitted 11 December 2018; accepted in final form 19 April 2019  Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 317: H104–H113, 2019. First published April 26, 2019; doi:10.1152/ajpheart.00794.2018.  Well, I’ve bought a download of this amazing piece of…… Continue reading Microvascular ion transport through endothelial glycocalyx layer: new mechanism and improved Starling principle

Well this is embarrassing…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qm86qUPS0eI The worst conference presentation I ever made has recently been posted on YouTube by someone called nsicu ru; I probably consented to recording, but did not know it had been so publicly posted. I was the second speaker in a two-presentation morning session, and the first speaker who disapproves of steady state Starling physiology…… Continue reading Well this is embarrassing…

Now on YouTube

FluidPhysiology announces it’s premiere on YouTube, launched yesterday to our twitter followers. The link is; youtu.be/8-w_MO38Umo If you search The Starling Principle or Starling equation or capillary fluid exchange you’ll find many enthusiastic video bloggers, from medical students to professors, explaining the traditional filtration/ reabsorption concept. Some of them have enjoyed many thousands of views…… Continue reading Now on YouTube

Infamy, infamy, why have they got it in for me?

Debates in fluid therapy recommendations can get a bit hot; first it was Colloids versus Crystalloids, then it was Chloride Max versus Chloride Lite solutions. Now I enjoy a good civilised debate, even a Fluid Controversy if that’s what it takes to attract the attention of ticket-buying Conference Delegates, but what I want to talk…… Continue reading Infamy, infamy, why have they got it in for me?