Blood Filtration and Blood Cell Deformability: Summary of the proceedings of the third workshop held in London, 6 and 7 October 1983, under the auspices of the Royal Society of the Medicine and the Groupe de Travail sur la Filtration Erythrocitaire

Blood Filtration and Blood Cell Deformability: Summary of the proceedings of the third workshop held in London, 6 and 7 October 1983, under the auspices of the Royal Society of the Medicine and the Groupe de Travail sur la Filtration Erythrocitaire

by John A. Dormandy (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1985)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780898387148
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 09/30/1985
Series: Developments in Hematology and Immunology , #12
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1985
Pages: 110
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

and welcome.- and welcome.- Welcome on behalf of the groupe de travail sur la filtration erythrocytaire.- Welcome on behalf of the groupe de travail sur la filtration erythrocytaire.- The place of red cell filterability in the microcirculation.- The place of red cell filterability in the microcirculation.- Effect of white blood cells on red cell filterability and the measurement of red cell deformability.- Effect of white blood cells on red cell filterability.- Filterability of leucocyte suspensions.- Effects of white blood cells in filtration measurements.- Qualitative and quantitative effects of white blood cells in a positive-pressure filtration system.- Effect of contaminating leucocytes on erythrocyte filterability.- Non-white cell clogging.- Summary.- Preparation of blood samples for filtration studies.- Anticoagulant effects on the measurement of erythrocyte filterability.- Effect of time delay from venepuncture on red cell rheology.- Red cell age distribution in blood centrifugated to remove leucocytes.- Erythrocyte volume stability in selected iso-osmotic buffers.- Influence of the suspending medium on red blood cell filtration.- Summary.- Comparison of different filtration techniques Summary.- Comparison of blood filtration systems with other techniques for assessing red cell deformability.- Comparison of red blood cell geometric and viscoelastic properties with various assays of red blood cell deformability: A preliminary analysis.- Flow techniques and other devices for studying the distribution of the mechanical properties of red blood cells.- Comparison of filtration, micropipette aspiration and viscometry in osmotically swollen red blood cells.- Comparison of whole blood filtration with three other methods of assessing red cell rheology in diabetics.- Preliminary report on the use of a new reusable metallic filter membrane.- Comparison of different types of filters with the use of erythrocytes with artificially bridged membranes.- New evidence on possible clinical relevance of blood filtration systems.- Whole blood filtration in diabetes: What is its clinical meaning?.- Clinical relevance of the Siena technique.- Prognostic significance of whole blood filtration test in patients with cerebral infarction.- Summary.- The best feasible protocol for investigating the clinical effect of a haemorheological agent in leg ischaemia.- Classified biobliography prepared.- Commentary.- Concluding remarks.

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