Modelling the lymphatic system: challenges and opportunities

  title={Modelling the lymphatic system: challenges and opportunities},
  author={Konstantinos N Margaris and Robert A. Black},
  booktitle={Journal of the Royal Society, Interface},
The lymphatic system is a vital part of the circulatory and immune systems, and plays an important role in homeostasis by controlling extracellular fluid volume and in combating infection. Nevertheless, there is a notable disparity in terms of research effort expended in relation to the treatment of lymphatic diseases in contrast to the cardiovascular system. While similarities to the cardiovascular system exist, there are considerable differences in their anatomy and physiology. This review… CONTINUE READING