The effect of early and late cord-clamping on blood viscosity and other hemorheological parameters in full-term neonates.

@article{Linderkamp1992TheEO,
  title={The effect of early and late cord-clamping on blood viscosity and other hemorheological parameters in full-term neonates.},
  author={O. Linderkamp and Mathias Nelle and Martina Kraus and Eugen P. Zilow},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  year={1992},
  volume={81 10},
  pages={745-50}
}
This study was done to compare postnatal alterations in blood viscosity (capillary viscometer) and its determinants: hematocrit, plasma viscosity (capillary viscometer), red cell aggregation (Myrenne aggregometer) and red cell deformability (rheoscope) in the first five days of postnatal life in full-term neonates with early (< 10 s) and late (3 min) cord-clamping. The fetal blood volume of the placenta ("residual placental blood volume") decreased from 52 +/- 8 ml/kg of neonatal body weight… CONTINUE READING