The fractal geometry of blood clots

Authors

  • Joshua Thon William Aberhart High School, University of Calgary, Health Sciences, Calgary, AB, Canada
  • Elizabeth Keys William Aberhart High School, University of Calgary, Health Sciences, Calgary, AB, Canada
  • Hannah Park William Aberhart High School, University of Calgary, Health Sciences, Calgary, AB, Canada
  • Emily Been William Aberhart High School, University of Calgary, Health Sciences, Calgary, AB, Canada

Keywords:

Blood, Coagulation, Acoustic vibration, Blood clots, Blood coagulation, Dynamic process, Fractal geometry, High resolution, SIMPLE method

Abstract

We describe a simple method to characterize the fractal dimension of blood coagulation using high-resolution vital light microscopy. We also report that the fractal dimension is a dynamic process that can be influenced by external acoustic vibrations.

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Published

2011-12-01

How to Cite

1.
Thon J, Keys E, Park H, Been E. The fractal geometry of blood clots. Canadian Acoustics [Internet]. 2011 Dec. 1 [cited 2021 Oct. 20];39(4):57-60. Available from: https://jcaa.caa-aca.ca/index.php/jcaa/article/view/2498

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Technical Articles