Blood flow analysis for leukocytaphersis column

Hirokazu Onodera, Hiroshi Watabe, Kotaro Minato, Hidehiro Iida

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Abstract

Leukocytapheresis has an achieved well therapeutic efficacy in inflammatory bowel disease such as ulcerative colitis and rheumatoid arthritis in Japan. It has been applied in clinical therapy. CellsorbaE is a column that removes leukocytes of peripheral blood by extracorporeal circulation. It could remove leukocytes from whole blood directly. It is difficult to evaluate and analyze how blood flows in internal adsorption column and how leukocytes are removed. This study was aimed at developing a technique to visualize the flow distribution in the column with X-ray CT scanner. In addition, the flow was quantitatively analyzed on the image basis.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIFMBE Proceedings
EditorsSun I. Kim, Tae Suk Suh
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Pages2588-2590
Number of pages3
Edition1
ISBN (Print)9783540368397
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes
Event10th World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, WC 2006 - Seoul, Korea, Republic of
Duration: 2006 Aug 272006 Sep 1

Publication series

NameIFMBE Proceedings
Number1
Volume14
ISSN (Print)1680-0737
ISSN (Electronic)1433-9277

Other

Other10th World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, WC 2006
CountryKorea, Republic of
CitySeoul
Period06/8/2706/9/1

Keywords

  • Blood flow
  • Leukocytapheresis
  • Quantitatively analyze
  • Visualize
  • X-ray CT scanner

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Bioengineering
  • Biomedical Engineering

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