Rheological properties of red cells in haemoglobin Köln disease.

The rheological properties of erythrocytes of four patients with haemoglobin Köln (Hb Köln) disease were studied. Filtration of erythrocytes through polycarbonate sieves with a pore diameter of 5 mum and viscosity measurements of erythrocytes suspensions with a PCV of 80% were carried out. The rheological properties of erythrocytes of two of the patients… CONTINUE READING