[Biorheological contribution to the problem of rheumatic joint diseases].

@article{Ribitsch1981BiorheologicalCT,
  title={[Biorheological contribution to the problem of rheumatic joint diseases].},
  author={Volker Ribitsch and Franz Rainer and G Ribitsch and J W Schurz and Gert Klein},
  journal={Zeitschrift fur Rheumatologie},
  year={1981},
  volume={40 5},
  pages={199-204}
}
The rheological properties of synovial fluids from patients with different rheumatic diseases are discussed. Viscosities of 73 samples were determined and are compared to a standard of "healthy" human synovial fluid p. m. and to bovine synovia. Typical differences between "healthy", degenerative and inflammatory synovial fluids could be discerned. These… CONTINUE READING