The formation of oedema. Part 2: Cellular response to tissue damage.

Abstract

Oedema is the body's response to tissue damage due to a range of causes, from immobility to heart failure. The second part in our series looks at why it occurs, outlines the two main types of oedema and describes the cellular-level mechanisms that lead to its formation, including changes in hydrostatic pressure, the disruption of nutrient delivery and… (More)

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