Architecture of the Circulation, Dr. D. Penney




Table 7.02. Estimates of blood volume distribution in the vascular bed of a man, age 30, weight 63 kg, height 1.78 m.
Total blood volume assumed to be 5.2 L.

Pulmonary Volume (ml) Systemic Volume (ml)
Pulmonary arteries 400 aorta 100
Pulmonary capillaries 60 Systemic arteries 450
Venules 140 Systemic capillaries 300
Pulmonary veins 700 Venules 200
Systemic veins 2050
Total 1,300 Total 3,100
Heart 250 ml, volume unaccounted for = 550 ml.




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