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Title: Blood Flow in silico: From Single Cells to Blood Rheology
Authors: Fedosov, DA
Fornleitner, J
McWhirter, JL
Müller, K
Noguchi, H
Peltomäki, M
Gompper, G
4th Micro and Nano Flows Conference (MNF2014)
Keywords: Blood flow;Blood cells;Microchannels;Mesoscale hydrodynamics;Blood rheology;Red blood cells;White blood cells;Drug carriers;Viscosity;Sedimentation
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Brunel University London
Citation: 4th Micro and Nano Flows Conference, University College London, UK, 7-10 September 2014, Editors CS König, TG Karayiannis and S. Balabani
Series/Report no.: ID 215
Abstract: Mesoscale hydrodynamics simulations of red blood cells under flow have provided much new insight into their shapes and dynamics in microchannel flow. The presented results range from the behavior of single cells in confinement and the shape changes in sedimentation, to the clustering and arrangement of many cells in microchannels and the viscosity of red blood cell suspensions under shear flow. The interaction of red blood cells with other particles and cells, such as white blood cells, platelets, and drug carriers, shows an essential role of red blood cells in the margination of other blood components.
Description: This paper was presented at the 4th Micro and Nano Flows Conference (MNF2014), which was held at University College, London, UK. The conference was organised by Brunel University and supported by the Italian Union of Thermofluiddynamics, IPEM, the Process Intensification Network, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the Heat Transfer Society, HEXAG - the Heat Exchange Action Group, and the Energy Institute, ASME Press, LCN London Centre for Nanotechnology, UCL University College London, UCL Engineering, the International NanoScience Community,
ISBN: 978-1-908549-16-7
Appears in Collections:Brunel Institute for Bioengineering (BIB)
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