Basics of hemorheology

Title of course: Basics of hemorheology
NEPTUN code: AOG517908-K1
year, semester: 3rd, 4th or 5th year, 1st or 2nd semester
No. of lessons: 10 hours
Credit points: 1
Coordinator, lecturer:
Prof. Norbert Németh, MD, PhD, DSc

Prerequisite: Basic Surgical Techniques

Aim of the course

Attainment of basic conceptions and relations in hemorheology, analyses of the characteristic hemorheological changes in different pathophysiological processes, underlying the ischemia-reperfusion injury. Supporting of the development of complex attitude with hemorheological and microcirculatory basic knowledge.


Lecture 1: Historical background. Basic definitions in hemorheology. Overviewing related biophysical and physiologial issues.

Lecture 2: Hemorheological and microcirculatory measurement methods, laboratory techniques.

Lecture 3: Comparative hemorheology: inter-species and gender differences. Aspects and considerations in experimetal hemorheology

Lecture 4: Hemorheological and microcirculatory alteratiions in various pathophysiological processes and disorders.

Lecture 5: Hemorheological and microcirculatory changes in ischemia-reperfusion.


Lecture materials in pdf and supplementary readings are available in the e-learning folder of the course:

Further reading

O.K. Baskurt, M.R. Hardeman, M.W. Rampling, H.J. Meiselman (eds.): Handbook of Hemorheology and Hemodynamics. IOS Press, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2007. ISBN: 978-158603-771-0

Exam: AW5

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