Deformability and viscoelasticity of diabetic erythrocytes measured by microchannel flow system and atomic force microscope

Haruyuki Minamitani, Tomomi Kawamura, Eiichi Sekizuka, Tomoya Simizu, Kousuke Tsukada, Chikara Oshio

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Abstract

The mechanical properties of erythrocytes under diabetic and some other conditions were measured by using transparent micro-channel flow system and atomic force microscope (AFM). Deformability and viscoelasticity of erythrocytes were well correlated both in the healthy control and diabetes mellitus in which the hardness of erythrocytes may affect on the growth of microangiopathy.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAnnual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings
PublisherIEEE
Number of pages1
ISBN (Print)0780356756
Publication statusPublished - 1999 Dec 1
EventProceedings of the 1999 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology 21st Annual Conference and the 1999 Fall Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (1st Joint BMES / EMBS) - Atlanta, GA, USA
Duration: 1999 Oct 131999 Oct 16

Publication series

NameAnnual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings
Volume1
ISSN (Print)0589-1019

Other

OtherProceedings of the 1999 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology 21st Annual Conference and the 1999 Fall Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (1st Joint BMES / EMBS)
CityAtlanta, GA, USA
Period99/10/1399/10/16

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Signal Processing
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Health Informatics

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