Applications of Laplace's law in clinical medicine: a radiological pictorial review

August 2013
British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Aug2013, Vol. 74 Issue 8, p451
Academic Journal
Laplace's law describes the relationship between wall tension, thickness, pressure and radius in a tubular structure. This article provides radiological examples of disease and uses Laplace's law to explain the rationale behind their screening, early diagnosis and treatment.


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