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hypoproteinemia

 [hi″po-pro″te-ne´me-ah]
deficiency of protein in the blood.

hy·po·pro·te·in·e·mi·a

(hī'pō-prō'tē-in-ē'mē-ă, -prō-tēn-),
Abnormally small amounts of total protein in the circulating blood plasma.

hypoproteinemia

[hī′pōprō′tēnē′mē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, hypo + proteios, first rank, haima, blood
abnormally decreased plasma protein, accompanied by edema, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. It may be caused by renal failure and burns. Also spelled hypoproteinaemia. Also called intestinal lymphangiectasia.

hy·po·pro·tein·e·mi·a

(hī'pō-prō'tēn-ē'mē-ă)
Abnormally small amounts of total protein in the blood.
Synonym(s): hypoproteinaemia.

Hypoproteinemia

Abnormally low levels of protein in the blood.

hy·po·pro·tein·e·mi·a

(hī'pō-prō'tēn-ē'mē-ă)
Abnormally small amounts of total protein in the blood.
Synonym(s): hypoproteinaemia.

hypoproteinemia (hī´pōprō´tēn-ē´mēə),

n a decrease in serum and plasma proteins.

hypoproteinemia

deficiency of protein in the blood caused by inadequate intake or synthesis due to liver damage or to loss in protein losing enteropathy, renal disease or intestinal parasite infestation. Clinically represented by edema and emaciation. See also hypogammaglobulinemia.
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Hypoproteinaemia and Alcoholic liver diseases are the commonest indication for FFP transfusion in our study.
Indication for FFP Transfusion Indications Number of Number of for FFP Males Females Transfusion Transfused Transfused Hypoproteinaemia 15 11 Alcoholic liver disease 07 05 3rd Space Loss 05 04 Nutritional Anaemia 03 02 Critical illness/ Prolonged bed 02 01 ridden patients Total 32 23 Table 3.
Hypoproteinaemia (Total serum protein level < 6 g/dL) and anaemia (Serum haemoglobin level <11 g/dL) remained significant in the logistic regression model.
Oedema is swelling from excess fluid in the tissues due to hypoproteinaemia.
In a developing country like ours where malnutrition, multiparity, hypoproteinaemia during pregnancy is more prevalent and haemoglobin levels are already low, even a small amount of blood loss can also be disastrous.
There were no patients with HBsAg or Hypoproteinaemia in light group.
Strict glycaemic control was brought in all the patients before study and also underlying anemia and hypoproteinaemia were corrected.
Perioperative pulmonary oedema can be prevented by correcting hypoproteinaemia by infusing 20% albumin as required.
In midline incision group 42 cases were suffering from anaemia and hypoproteinaemia as compared to only 17 cases in paramedian incision group (Table 4).
Table 5 and 6 shows comparison between the mean values of liver function tests in different dengue subgroups is shown in Hyperbilirubinemia, elevated transaminases, hypoproteinaemia, and hypoalbuminaemia were seen in higher frequency in DHF and DSS as compared to classical DF.
Hypoproteinaemia and anemia were major nutritional deficiency in treated patients.