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osmolar

 [oz-mo´lar]
pertaining to the concentration of osmotically active particles in solution.

os·mot·ic

(oz-mot'ik),
Relating to osmosis.
Synonym(s): osmolar

osmolar

/os·mo·lar/ (oz-mo´ler) pertaining to the concentration of osmotically active particles in solution.

osmolar

[osmō′lər]
pertaining to the osmotic characteristics of a solution of one or more molecular substances, ionic substances, or both, expressed in osmoles or milliosmoles.

os·mot·ic

(oz-mot'ik)
Relating to osmosis.
Synonym(s): osmolar.

osmolar

Having a concentration of 1 OSMOLE per litre.

os·mot·ic

(os-mot'ik)
Relating to osmosis.
Synonym(s): osmolar.

osmolar

pertaining to the concentration of osmotically active particles in solution.

osmolar gap
the difference between the calculated and measured osmolality of a solution. The gap is due to laboratory error or to disease states.
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Age, sex, type of poisoning, EG and MTH levels, degree of acidosis, initial anion gap (AG) and osmolar gap (OG), need for mechanical ventilation, antidote use, renal dysfunction, need for dialysis, and length of hospital stay were recorded.
In this study, it was aimed to investigate the effects of non ionic low osmolar contrast medium administration on oxidant/antioxidant status and NO levels in rat kidney tissues.
After speaking with the resident, I explained to her that classic methanol toxicity presentation includes a high anion gap metabolic acidosis with an elevated osmolar gap.
The main objective of continuous HTS therapy is to provide an optimal osmolar gradient while avoiding the dangerous effects of hypernatremia.
Most breast cancers enhance rapidly after IV injection of contrast agents because of higher vascularity and the angiogenic factors that produce an increase in capillary permeability, changes in osmolar pressure, and expansion of the interstitial space, the investigators said.
Calculated osmolality was 259, yielding an osmolar gap of 35 (normal <10); total protein was 7.
A defining example of this commitment is Isovue([R]) (iopamidol injection), a product whose supporting clinical evidence, versatile indications and availability in a convenient range of iodine concentrations and packaging options have made it the number-one low osmolar contrast media agent in the U.
Ethylene glycol (EG) overdose (514mg/dL in this case) is consistent with metabolic acidosis, an increased serum anion and osmolar gap, decreased serum calcium, urinary oxalate crystals, and acute renal and respiratory failure (1).
Positive enteric contrast agents, including barium sulfate suspensions and water-soluble high osmolar iodinated solutions, can be useful in a few situations, however.