hypervolaemia


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hy·per·vo·le·mi·a

(hī'pĕr-vol-ē'mē-ă)
Abnormally increased volume of blood.
Synonym(s): circulatory overload, plethora (1) , repletion (1) , hypervolaemia.
[hyper- + L. volumen, volume, + G. haima, blood]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

hypervolaemia

An abnormal increase in the blood volume.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

hy·per·vo·le·mi·a

(hī'pĕr-vol-ē'mē-ă)
Abnormally increased volume of blood.
Synonym(s): circulatory overload, plethora (1) , repletion (1) , hypervolaemia.
[hyper- + L. volumen, volume, + G. haima, blood]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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After physical examination performed on admission, we also divided all patients according to signs of hypervolaemia, and those with peripheral oedema turned out to have significantly higher concentration of PCT comparing to those without oedema, but this was not the case in individuals with pulmonary congestion only.
The underlying causes of hypervolaemia were mainly cardiac, renal or hepatic diseases (Table-3)
During pregnancy, the nutritional requirement of iron and folic acid is increased, pregnancy-induced hypervolaemia also causes physiological anaemia.
More rigorous definitions have evolved over time, and in 2009 the definition of dry weight is "the lowest tolerated postdialysis weight achieved via gradual change in postdialysis weight at which there are minimal signs or symptoms of hypovolaemia or hypervolaemia" (Sinha & Agarwal, 2009, p.
Hypervolaemia (fluid overload) is the major risk factor in the development of hypertension, left ventricular hypertrophy, and cardiovascular disease thus affecting the mortality risk of patients on haemodialysis (Amato, et al, 2008).
However, fluid overload in the form of peripheral oedema may affect the feet, ankles, calves and thighs, depending on the degree of hypervolaemia (Purcell et al.