Groover Jr., M. E.; Stout, Clarke
February 1966
Angiology;Feb1966, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p85
Academic Journal
Serial observations of the physiochemical properties of human blood measured by electrophoresis and fractional centrifugation of red cells show a marked variation from time to time, similar to that experimentally produced in animals, and associated with alterations in the size and composition of experimental thrombi. The degree of variation is greater in postmyocardial infarction patients than in healthy controls. Shortening of β-lipoprotein mobility and increased red cell compressibility are associated with emotional tension and allergic manifestations. The reverse is produced by heparin administration.


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