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Table 3 Influence of dilution by phosphate buffer (PBS) and iodinated contrast agent, ioxaglic acid (IA), on hyaluronic acid (HA) viscosity (Pa.s at 0.01 s−1)

From: Steroids, lidocain and ioxaglic acid modify the viscosity of hyaluronic acid: in vitro study and clinical implications

HA structure Diluent Viscosity at 0.01 s−1 (Pa.s)
HA Ratio 1/0.5 Ratio 1/1 Ratio 1/2 Ratio 1/4
Linear HA PBS 77 10 2 1 0.07
IA 77 38 20 4 –*
Crosslinked HA PBS 2560 1010 520 130 15*
IA 2560 900 359 49 20*
  1. * Phase separation