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Record And Analysis Of High-Speed Photomicrography On Rheology Of Red Blood Cells In Vivo
Author(s): Zhang Jian; Lin Yuju; Wu Jizong; Wang Qiang; Li Guishan; Liang Ni
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Paper Abstract

Microcirculation is the basic functional unit of blood circulation in human body. The oxygen needed and the carbon dioxide discharged in human body were accomplished in the case of flow and deformation of red blood cells (RBC) in capillaries. The rheology of RBC performs an important function for maintaining normal blood irrigation and nutritional metabolism. Obviously, for blood irrigation, dynamic mechanism of RBC, blood cell microrheology, law of mivrocirculation and cause of disease, it has very important significance to study quantitatively the rheology of RBC in the capillaries of live animal. In recent years, Tianjin University, cooperating with the Institute of Hematology, used the method of high speed photomicrography to record the flow states of RBC in the capillaries of the hamster cheek pouch and the frog web. Some systems were assembled through the study of luminous energy transmission, illumination system and optical match. These systems included the microhigh-speed camera system, the microhighspeed video recorder system and the microhighspeed camera system combining with an image enhancement tube. Some useful results were obtained by the photography of the flow states of RBC, film analysis and data processing. These results provided the beneficial data for the dynamic mechanism that RBC were deformed by the different blood flow field.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 June 1989
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 1032, 18th Intl Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics, (7 June 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.969244
Show Author Affiliations
Zhang Jian, Tianjin University (China)
Lin Yuju, Tianjin University (China)
Wu Jizong, Tianjin University (China)
Wang Qiang, Tianjin University (China)
Li Guishan, Chinese Academy of Medical Science (China)
Liang Ni, Chinese Academy of Medical Science (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1032:
18th Intl Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics
DaHeng Wang, Editor(s)

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