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P. J. Marascalco, S. P. Ritchie, T. A. Snyder and M. V. Kameneva, “Development of standard tests to examine viscoelastic properties of blood of experimental animals for pediatric mechanical suport device evaluation“, ASAIO Journal52, 567-574 (2006).J. M. Marhefka, P. J. Marascalco, T. M. Chapman, A. J. Russell and M. V. Kamevena, “Poly (N-vinylformamide) – A drag-reducting polymer for biomedical applications“, Biomacromolecules7, 1597-1603 (2006).J. A. Long, A. Undar, K. B. Manning and S. Deutsch, “Viscoelasticity of pediatric blood and its implications for the testing of a pulsatile pediatric blood pump”ASAIO Journal51, 563-566 (2005)

A. Undar, “Effect of hypothermic cardiopulmonary bypass on blood viscoelasticity in pediatric cardiac patients“, ASAIO Journal51, 522-524 (2005).

G. B. Thurston, N. M. Henderson and Michael Jeng, “Effects of erythrocytapheresis transfusion on the viscoelasticity of sickle cell blood”Clinical Hemorheology and Microcirculation 30, 61-75 (2004).

A.Undar and W. K. Vaughn, “Effects of mild hypothermic cardiopulmonary bypass on blood viscoelasticity in coronary artery bypass grafting patients“, Artificial Organs26, 964-966 (2002).

A. Undar, W. K. Vaughn and J. H. Calhoon, “The effects of cardiopulmonary bypass and deep hypothermic circulatory arrest on blood viscoelasticity and cerebral blood flow in neonatal piglet model”,Perfusion, 15, 121-128 (2000).

W. Chang, D. Trebotich, L. P. Lee and D. Lipemann, “Blood flow in simple microchannels”, 1st Annual International IEEE-EMBS Special Topic Conference on Microtechnologies in Medicine and Biology, October 12-14, Lyon France (2000).

P. Montner, Y. Zou, R. A. Robergs, G. Murata, D. Stark, C. Quinn, S. Wood, D. Lium and E. Green, “Glycerol hyperhydration alters cardiovascular and renal function”Journal of Exercise Physiology online, 2, 1-10, (1999).

A. L. A. Ruissen, W. A. vander Reijden, W. van’t Hof, E. C. I. Veerman, and A. V. Nieuw Amerongen, “Evaluation of the use of xanthan as vehicle for cationic antifungal peptides”Journal of Controlled Release60, 49-56 (1999)

A. Undar, N. M. Henderson, G. B. Thurston, T. Masai, E. A. Beyer, O. H. Frazier and C. D. Fraser, “The effects of pulsatile versus nonpulsatile perfusion on blood viscoelasticity before and after deep hypothermic circulatory arrest in neonatal piglet model”Artificial Organs,   23, 717-721 (1999).

N. Henderson and G. B. Thurston, “Effects of fibrin clots on pressure to flow relationship in vessels”, 17th Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference Fib 6-8, San Antonio, TX USA (1998).

V. R. N. Telis and T. G. Kiekbusch, “Viscoelasticity of frozen/thawed egg yolk as affected by salts, sucrose and glycerol”Journal of Food Science, 63, 20-24 (1998).

G.B. Thurston, N. H. Henderson, A. Undar and J. H. Calhoon, “Blood viscoelasticity changes in cardiac surgery”, 17th Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference Fib 6-8, San Antonio, TX USA (1998)

S. C. Wood and M. R. Fedde, “Effects of racing and gender on viscoelastic properties of horse blood”Respiration Physiology107, 165-172 (1997)

G. B. Thurston, “Viscoelastic properties of blood and blood analogs” Advances in Hemodynamics and Hemorheology (ed. by T. C. Howe, JAI Press) 1-30 (1996)

M. K. Sharp, J. Cook, W. T. McCarvill, C. S. Lee, F. Arieta and J. M. Tarbell, “A blood analog for laser-induced photochemical anemometry”Biorheology 33, 471-476 (1996)

N. Henderson and G. B. Thurston, “Impedance of a fribrin clot in a cylindrical tube: relation to clot permeability and viscoelasticity”Biorheology 32, 503-520 (1995)

W. Berman, N. Berman, D. Pathak and S. C. Wood, “Effects of pentoxifylline (Trental) on blood flow, viscosity, and oxygen transport in young adults with inoperable cyanotic congenital hear disease”,Pediatric Cardiology 15, 66-70 (1994)

J. E. Gomez and G. B. Thurston, “Comparisons of the oscillatory shear viscoelasticity and composition of pathological synovial fluids”Biorheology 30, 409-427 (1993)

W. A. van der Reijden, E. C. Veerman and A. V. Amerongen, “Shear rate dependent viscoelastic behavior of human glandular salivas”Biorheology 30, 141-152 (1993).

M. R. Fedde and S. C. Wood, “Rheological characteristics of horse blood: significance during exercise”Respiration Physiology 94, 323-335 (1993)

G. B. Thurston, “The Elastic Yield Stress of Human Blood,” Proceedings, 30th Annual Rocky Mountain Bioengineering Symposium (1993)

G. B. Thurston and N. M. Henderson, “A New Method for the Analysis of Blood and Plasma Coagulation,” 30th Annual Rocky Mountain Bioengineering Symposium (1993)

K. A. Brookshier and J. M. Tarbell, “Evaluation of a transparent blood analog fluid: aqueous xanthan gum/glycerin”Biorheology 30, 107-116 (1993)

G. B. Thurston, “Stress-Strain Relations for Viscoelastic Liquids,” Theoretical and Applied Rheology (ed. by P. Moldenaers and R. Keunings), 112 (1992)

N. M. Henderson and G. B. Thurston, “The Kinetics of Viscoelastic Changes due to Blood Clot Formation,” Theoretical and Applied Rheology (ed. by P. Moldenaers and R. Keunings), 112 (1992)

S. C. Wood, M. P. Doyle and O. Appenzeller, “Effects of endurance training and long distance running on blood viscosity”Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 23, 1265-1269 (1991)

D. Liepsh, G. Thurston and M. Lee, “Studies of Fluids Simulating Blood-like Rheological Properties and Applications in Models of Arterial Branches,” Biorheology 28, 39-52 (1991)

Gaspar-Rosas and G. B. Thurston, “Functional and Geometrical Parameters for the Aggregation Kinetics of Human Blood,” Hemorheologie et Aggregation Erythrocytaire, Vol. 3 (Ed. by J. F. Stoltz, M. Donner and A. L. Copley) Editions Medicales Internatinales, 16-23 (1991)

G. B. Thurston, “Light Transmission through Blood in Oscillatory Flow,” Biorheology 27, 685-700 (1990).

G. B. Thurston, “Plasma Release-Cell Layering Theory for Blood Flow,” Biorheology 26, 199-214 (1989).

A. Gaspar-Rosas and G. B. Thurston, “Erythrocyte Aggregate Rheology by Transmitted and Reflected Light,” Biorheology 25, 471-487 (1988)

G. B. Thurston, “Critical Levels of Elastic Stress in Blood Flow,” 5th European Conference on Haemorheology, Bordeaux (1987).

G. B. Thurston, “A New Instrument for Viscoelasticity of Blood,” 5th European Conference on Haemorheology, Bordeaux (1987).

R. B. More and G. B. Thurston, “Intrinsic Viscoelasticity of Blood Cell Suspensions: Effects of Erythrocyte Deformability,” Biorheology 24, 297-309 (1987)

G. B. Thurston, “Changes in Effects of RBC Aggregation and Deformability on Blood Viscoelasticity with Vessel Diameter,” 6th International Congress on Biorheology, Vancouver (1986).

G. B. Thurston and J. Gomez, “Synovial Fluid Viscoelasticity as an Index of Arthritic Disease,” 6th International Congress on Biorheology, Vancouver (1986)

R. B. More and G. B. Thurston, “Extrapolation of Viscoelasticity vs. Hematocrit to Intrinsic Conditions: Effects of Erythrocyte Deformability,” 6th International Congress on Biorheology, Vancouver (1986)

G. B. Thurston, “Characterization of Polymer Solutions in Flow Through Porous Media,” Advances in Rheology, Vol. 4, 385-391 (1984).

G. B. Thurston, “Shear Rate Dependence of the Viscoelasticity of Polymer Solutions. I. Theoretical Model,” Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics 9, 57-68 (1981).

G. B. Thurston and G. Pope, “Shear Rate Dependence of the Viscoelasticity of Polymer Solutions. II. Xanthan Gum,” Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics  9, 69-78 (1981)

G. B. Thurston, “Rheological Parameters for the Viscosity, Viscoelasticity, and Thixotropy of Blood,” Biorheology 16, 149-162 (1979).

G. B. Thurston, “Viscoelasticity of Blood in Small Diameter Tubes,” Advances in Rheology 4, 197-202 (1984).

S. S. Davis and G. B. Thurston, “Effects of Fat Emulsions in Erythrocyte Rigidity,” Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology (1981) and British Pharmaceutical Conference Proceedings, Brighton (1981)

G. B. Thurston, “Significance and Methods of Measurement of Viscoelastic Behavior of Blood,” The Rheology of Blood and Blood Vessels (Ed. by D. Gross and N. Hwang), Sijthoff and Noordhoff, The Netherlands (1981).

G. B. Thurston, “Blood Viscoelasticity and Relaxation Processes: Influence of Aggregation Tendency, Hemorheology and Diseases” (Ed. by J. Stoltz and P. Drouin), Doin Editeurs, Paris (1980).

G. B. Thurston, “Erythrocyte Rigidity as a Factor in Blood Rheology: Viscoelastic Dilatancy,” Journal of Rheology 23, 703-719 (1979).

I. Anadere, H. Chmiel, H. Hess and G. B. Thurston, “Clinical Blood Rheology,” Biorheology 16, 171 (1979)

G. B. Thurston, “Rheological Parameters for the Viscosity, Viscoelasticity, and Thixotropy of Blood,” Biorheology 16, 149-162 (1979).

G. B. Thurston, “Effects of Hematocrit on Blood Viscoelasticity and in Establishing Normal Values,” Biorheology 15, 239-249 (1978).

G. B. Thurston and H. Greiling, “Viscoelasticity of Pathological Synovial Fluids for a Wide Range of Oscillatory Shear Rates and Frequencies,” Rheologica Acta 17, 433-445 (1978)

G. B. Thurston, “The Viscosity and Viscoelasticity of Blood in Small Diameter Tubes,” Microvascular Research   11, 133-146 (1976).

G. B. Thurston, “The Effects of Frequency of Oscillatory Flow on the Impedance of Rigid, Blood-Filled Tubes,” Biorheology   13, 191-199 (1976).

G. B. Thurston, “Some Effects of Tube Diameter on Oscillatory Blood Flow,” Proceedings, First World Congress for Microcirculation, Toronto, June 1975; Microcirculation, Vol. 1, 146, ed by J. Grayson and W. Zingg, Plenum Publishing Co. (1976).

G. B. Thurston, “Blood Viscoelasticity and the Vessel Wall in Pulsatile Flow,” 8th Scientific Conference of the Gesellschaft Deutscher Naturforscher und Arzte, Rottach-Egern on the Tegernsee, October 1975, in Blood Vessels, edited by S. Effert and J. D. Meyer-Erkelenz, Published by Springer-Verlag (1976).

G. B. Thurston, “Viscoelastic Resonance and Impedance for Blood Flow in Large Tubes,” ASME Symposium for Biomechanics, Troy, New York (1975).

T.T. Kidwell, M. S. Mandel, G. B. Thurston and K. R. Diller, “Freeze Induced Alteration in Blood Rheology,” ASME 96th Winter Annual Meeting, Houston (1975); Annual Meeting of the Society for Cryobiology

G. B. Thurston, “Elastic Effects in Pulsatile Blood Flow,” Microvascular Research 9, 145-157 (1975).

G. B. Thurston, “Effects of Viscoelasticity of Blood on Wave Propagation in the Circulation,” Proceedings, 8th International Congress on Acoustics, London (1974); Journal of Biomechanics, Vol. 9, 13-20 (1976).

G. B. Thurston, “Pulsatile Blood Flow in Small Tubes,” 8th Conference, European Society for Microcirculation, Le Touquet (1974), S. Karger, Basel; Biblioteca Anatomica Vol. 13, 89 (1975).

G. B. Thurston, “Rheology of Blood in Oscillatory and Steady Flow,” ASME Symposium on Biomechanics, AMD 2, 7-8 (1973).

G. B. Thurston, “Frequency and Shear Rate Dependence of Viscoelasticity of Human Blood,” First International Congress on Biorheology, Lyon, France (1972); Biorheology Vol. 10, 375-381 (1973).

G. B. Thurston, “Viscoelasticity of Human Blood,” Biophysical Journal 12, 1205-1217 (1972).

G. B. Thurston, “The Viscoelasticity of Blood and Plasma During Coagulation in Circular Tubes,” Sixth European Conference on Microcirculation, Aalborg, Denmark (1970); Conference Proceedings, pp. 12-15, Karger, Basel (1971).

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