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Table 5 The relationship between blood viscosity, shear stress and yield velocity at concentration of erythrocytes 35.9%.

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)
29 5.8 0.2
18 9 0.5
14 14 1
8 40 5
7 70 10
5 250 50