A shear gradient-activated microfluidic device for automated monitoring of whole blood haemostasis and platelet function

@inproceedings{Jain2016ASG,
  title={A shear gradient-activated microfluidic device for automated monitoring of whole blood haemostasis and platelet function},
  author={Abhishek Jain and Amanda R Graveline and Anna Waterhouse and Andyna Vernet and Robert Flaumenhaft and Donald E. Ingber},
  booktitle={Nature communications},
  year={2016}
}
Accurate assessment of blood haemostasis is essential for the management of patients who use extracorporeal devices, receive anticoagulation therapy or experience coagulopathies. However, current monitoring devices do not measure effects of haemodynamic forces that contribute significantly to platelet function and thrombus formation. Here we describe a… CONTINUE READING