haemoconcentration


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haemoconcentration

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.

haemoconcentration

decrease in the volume of plasma relative to the volume of cells in the blood (increase in haematocrit). Consequence of dehydration.
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Each patient underwent clinical evaluation and investigations for screening of DHF diagnosis based on Dengue Expert Advisory Group (DEAG) criteria according to which DHF is characterised by plasma leakage as shown by haemoconcentration (an increase in Hct >20% above average for age or decrease in Hct >20% of baseline following fluid replacement therapy, pleural effusion, ascites, or hypoproteinaemia.
The systemic capillary leak syndrome (SCLS) is characterized by spontaneous recurrent episodes of hypotension, haemoconcentration, generalized oedema, and in most cases, the presence of a paraprotein.
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14] have suggested that protein C may leave the plasma during the period of haemoconcentration that occurs in acutely cooled subjects.
The factors significantly associated with poor prognosis group (DHF/DSS) were anorexia, altered mentation, conjunctival injections, anaemia with Hb < 10 mg%, haemoconcentration with haematocrit > 40, thrombocytopenia and deranged liver enzymes SGOT.
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If there is little or no fluid coming in from the tissues, the patient may be at risk of excessive haemoconcentration.
circulation, haemoconcentration, ventilatory acclimatization) or even years or generations (e.
Application of torniquette was avoided or minimized to 30 seconds to avoid the effect of haemoconcentration.
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