haemoconcentration


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he·mo·con·cen·tra·tion

(hē'mō-kon'sĕn-trā'shŭn)
Decrease in the volume of plasma in relation to the number of red blood cells; increase in the concentration of red blood cells in the circulating blood.
Synonym(s): haemoconcentration.

haemoconcentration

Thickening of the blood from loss of plasma or water. This occurs in dehydration and after severe burns.
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Of these, haemoconcentration is the most widely used criteria for confirming plasma leakage.
The HD ultrafiltration goal was reviewed to analyse if this had an impact on haemoconcentration of the blood circuit and if associated problem-solving was required.
Ashutosh Biswas, additional professor of Medicine at AIIMS, said a person suffering from dengue experiences severe dehydration due to which blood thickens, leading to haemoconcentration, increase in the proportion of red blood cells in blood and decreased blood pressure, which in turn leads to multi- organ failure.
Physical activity is another important variable, wherein the performance of exercise before sample collection may impact on test results both directly, i.e., by release of muscle biomarkers or acute phase proteins; or indirectly, i.e., for haemoconcentration (13).
Haemoconcentration and the hypercoagulable state associated with mental stress.
One-time muscular load results in haemoconcentration, but it does not change the clotting time.
Arab, "Indicators of dehydration and haemoconcentration are associated with the prevalence and severity of coronary artery disease," Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology, vol.
Despite its efficacy, postdilution CVVHDF can lead to significant haemoconcentration, potentially causing higher clotting frequency if compared with continuous venovenous haemodialysis (CVVHD) in predilution technique.
As a consequence of hydrorumen, animal will show a decrease in packed cellular volume, with haemoconcentration and sometimes polyuria, with the animal feeling dehydrated.
--the decreased venous return associated with haemoconcentration (due to increased excretion of water and electrolytes) determines favourable conditions for the occurrence of venous thrombosis;
The diagnosis of dengue fever was based on compatible clinical and laboratory conditions (positive anti-dengue IgM antibody and acute febrile illness with two or more of the following: headache, retro-orbital pain, myalgia, arthralgia, rash, haemorrhagic manisfestations, haemoconcentration, low platelet counts).
In contrast, the oxygenated [hemoglobin], [DELTA][Hb[O.sub.2]], is highly volume-dependent, being influenced by changes in blood volume resulting from haemoconcentration and/or altered perfusion, and is therefore not an accurate reflection of [O.sub.2] extraction per se.