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Measurement of the distribution of red blood cell deformability using an automated rheoscope.

Authors
  • Dobbe, J G G1
  • Streekstra, G J
  • Hardeman, M R
  • Ince, C
  • Grimbergen, C A
  • 1 Department of Medical Technological Development, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. [email protected]
Type
Published Article
Journal
Cytometry
Publication Date
Dec 15, 2002
Volume
50
Issue
6
Pages
313–325
Identifiers
PMID: 12497593
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The automated rheoscope enabled the determination of RBC-DDs from which less deformable subpopulations can be established. The shape of an RBC-DD may be valuable in assessing cell fractions with normal and anomalous deformability within pathologic blood samples.

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