A General Introduction to Haemorrheology and its Clinical Importance

  • A. M. Ehrly


Haemorrheology is the term used to describe the study of the flow properties of blood. Even under physiological conditions, the blood itself offers resistance as it flows through the vessels, and especially through the smallest vessels or micro- vasculature. The resistance is generally known as viscosity.


Flow Property Intermittent Claudication Plasma Viscosity Erythrocyte Deformability Cerebral Vascular Disease 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. M. Ehrly
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  1. 1.Div. of Angiology, Dept. of Internal MedicineJohann-Wolfgang-Goethe-UniversityFrankfurtGermany

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