volume 12, issue 3, P381-399 1978
DOI: 10.1002/jbm.820120311
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Abstract: Heparinized dog blood was exposed to shear and foreign surfaces in conicylindrical test cells. The cells were injection molded from polycarbonate and were filled using a technique that avoided contact of the blood with air. Particulate-matter formation was measured and was found to be dominated by the surface-to-blood-volume ratio and to be independent of shear rate. Hemolysis was also measured and was found to vary linearly with shear rate and to increase with increasing surface-to-blood volume ratio. Thus, a…

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