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Hemorheology

  • Anne M. Robertson
  • Adélia Sequeira
  • Marina V. Kameneva
Part of the Oberwolfach Seminars book series (OWS, volume 37)

Abstract

Hemorheology is the science of deformation and flow of blood and its formed elements. This field includes investigations of both macroscopic blood properties using rheometric experiments as well as microscopic properties in vitro and in vivo. Hemorheology also encompasses the study of the interactions among blood components and between these components and the endothelial cells that line blood vessels.

Keywords

Shear Rate Apparent Viscosity Blood Viscosity High Shear Rate Complex Viscosity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anne M. Robertson
    • 1
  • Adélia Sequeira
    • 2
  • Marina V. Kameneva
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Center for Vascular Remodeling and Regeneration (CVRR)University of PittsburghPittsburghUSA
  2. 2.Departamento de Matemática Centro de Matemática e AplicaçõesInstituto Superior TécnicoLisboaPortugal
  3. 3.McGowan Institute for Regenerative MedicineUniversity of PittsburghPittsburghUSA

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