haemodilution


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haemodilution

he·mo·di·lu·tion

(hē'mō-di-lū'shŭn)
Increase in the volume of plasma in relation to red blood cells; reduced concentration of red blood cells in the circulation.
Synonym(s): haemodilution.
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Finally: acute normovolemic haemodilution and cell salvage are two intraoperative blood conservation techniques that can be used in HIV-positive surgical patients.
In addition, low perfusion pressure and haemodilution in the cardiac surgery may induce further hypoxia of the nerves.
Small reductions in haemoglobin and haematocrit, consistent with haemodilution have been noted.
Traditional cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) techniques have suffered from a number of disadvantages including haemodilution, inflammation and post-operative bleeding.
Pathophysiological factors such as sickness severity, haemodilution (42), altered serum protein concentrations (43), the inflammatory response induced by the extracorporeal circuit (46), bleeding and massive transfusion, changes in the extracellular fluid volume and total body water may all lead to an increase in the volume of distribution of administered drugs.
In vivo investigation into the effects of haemodilution with hydroxyethyl starch (200/0.
3,4) Biological and analytical (laboratory) variations are known to affect CD4 enumeration; biological factors can that influence CD4 results include haemodilution in pregnancy, seasonal and diurnal variations (lowest at approximately 12:30 pm, highest at 8:30 pm), surgery, viral infections, tuberculosis, some intercurrent illnesses, corticosteroids, interferon and cancer chemotherapy.
The odds ratios for anaemia were adjusted for age of mother, education, socio-economic status, type of residence, lower body mass index, parity, vegetarian or nonvegetarian food habit, and haemodilution during pregnancy (2).
Bovine haemoglobin is more potent than autologous red blood cells in restoring muscular tissue oxygenation after profound isovolaemic haemodilution in dogs.
In contrast, ultra-endurance performance leads to a hypervolemia with haemodilution and a decrease of haematocrit (Astrand and Saltin, 1964; Davidson et al.
Gerson Greenburg, The Miriam Hospital, Rhode Island), and the autologous techniques known as predeposit and haemodilution (Dr.
Examines the various treatment options available to bloodless medicine and surgery centres including argon beam, cell saver, electro-cautery, harmonic scapel, haemodilution, and synthetic erythropoietin