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Blood sludging returns to our attention, as a major portion of Dr. Bicher's review of blood cell aggregation. Certainly the early experimental work on circulating red cell aggregates in the forties and fifties has taken on a new significance, as a result of the recent interest in blood rheology and platelet aggregation, and should be reemphasized. The review is divided into sections on red cell and platelet aggregation and includes several specific topics, such as red cell aggregation in coronary artery disease and shock, methods for evaluating erythrocytes and platelet aggregation, and methods for measuring tissue ischemia. The effectiveness of
Blood Cell Aggregation in Thrombotic Processes.. Ann Intern Med. ;78:629. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-78-4-629_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;78(4):629.
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