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Table 4 The relationship between blood viscosity, shear stress and yield velocity at concentration of erythrocytes 28.7%.

From: Arch vessel injury: geometrical considerations. Implications for the mechanism of traumatic myocardial infarction II

Blood viscosity (mNcm-2) Shear stress, τ 103 (N/m2) Yield velocity (m-1)
12 2.4 0.2
11 5.5 0.5
8 8 1
5 25 5
4 40 10
3 200 50