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Blood Filtration and Blood Cell Deformability : Developments in Hematology and Immunology - John A. Dormandy

Blood Filtration and Blood Cell Deformability

Developments in Hematology and Immunology

By: John A. Dormandy (Editor)

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Summary of the Proceedings of the Third Workshop held in London, 6 and 7 October 1983, under the auspices of the Royal Society of Medicine and the Groupe Travail sur la Filtration Erythrocytaire

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.

ISBN: 9780898387148
ISBN-10: 0898387140
Series: Developments in Hematology and Immunology
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 110
Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 0.61
Weight (kg): 0.17