# American Institute of Mathematical Sciences

2011, 8(2): 253-261. doi: 10.3934/mbe.2011.8.253

## A mathematical model for chronic wounds

 1 Mathematical Biosciences Institute and Department of Mathematics, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, United States 2 Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, United States

Received  March 2010 Revised  August 2010 Published  April 2011

Chronic wounds are often associated with ischemic conditions whereby the blood vascular system is damaged. A mathematical model which accounts for these conditions is developed and computational results are described in the two-dimensional radially symmetric case. Preliminary results for the three-dimensional axially symmetric case are also included.
Citation: Avner Friedman, Chuan Xue. A mathematical model for chronic wounds. Mathematical Biosciences & Engineering, 2011, 8 (2) : 253-261. doi: 10.3934/mbe.2011.8.253
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