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Perspectives

Perspectives are original articles from contributing writers concerning the role of hemodynamics in cardiovascular health. These articles contain short reviews of a variety of health topics viewed through the lens of hemodynamics and hemorheology. These viewpoints are supported by a collection of peer-reviewed literature which, historically, has been largely unnoticed. 
 

Lipid Distribution and Blood Viscosity
The roles of lipoproteins in atherosclerosis and other cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are often oversimplified.  Total...
Venous Thromboembolism and Blood Rheology
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot that develops and adheres within deep veins, typically in the legs. A dislodged...
Hormone Replacement Therapy and Cardiovascular Risk in Post-Menopausal Women
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the overall leading cause of death in women.  More women die from CVD than from cancer,...
Elevated Blood Viscosity Strongly Linked to Metabolic Syndrome
Study Suggests Use of Blood Viscosity as Additional Indicator of Metabolic Syndrome Research published in the International...
Preventing Heart Attacks and Strokes: Carotid IMT Scanning
Last year, 64% of women and 50% of men who died suddenly of a heart attack had no prior knowledge of their heart disease....

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