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lactate

 [lak´tāt]
1. any salt of lactic acid or the anion of lactic acid.
2. to secrete milk.

lac·tate

(lak'tāt),
1. A salt or ester of lactic acid.
2. To produce milk in the mammary glands.

lactate 1

(lăk′tāt′)
intr.v. lac·tated, lac·tating, lac·tates
To secrete or produce milk.

lactate 2

(lăk′tāt′)
n.
A salt or ester of lactic acid.

lactate

Emergency medicine A salt or ester of lactic acid; the time required to normalize lactate is a useful prognostic tool in trauma victims. Cf 'Kiss of death' test.

lac·tate

(lak'tāt)
1. A salt or ester of lactic acid.
2. To produce milk in the mammary glands.

lactate

Lactic acid in the ionized state.
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Predictive value of pH, and lactate for the occurrence of hypoxia was compared by Shah et al8 and the study found that the plasma lactate has sensitivity of 94% and specificity of 67%.
Conversely, a high LC, or in other words, the trend towards the re-establishment of the normal blood lactate, decreased mortality (13).
Simultaneously with the clinical evaluation, blood samples were taken for lactate measurement in the same periods of time, and the scores were calculated: Charlson Index--which estimates 10-year survival according to comorbidities--Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II (APACHE II); the sequential organ failure assessment (SOFA); and Revised Trauma Score (RTS).
"We have now discovered," Benjamin points out, "that syrosingopine efficiently blocks the two most important lactate transporters and thus, inhibits lactate export.
(7), it was reported that aerobic active resting under the threshold was more effective in lactate recovery in comparison to active resting over the threshold after exercise, and it was emphasized that 3-5 minutes would not be sufficient and this time period should be longer, whereas in literature it is stated that this time period should be between 10 and 30 minutes (8).
Therefore, the aim of the present work was to investigate the effect of lactate perfusion in isolated hearts submitted to chronic experimental MI.
Lactate Clearance - A Present and the Best Destination of Critical Hemodynamic Therapy
Conclusion: Calculation of 2h-lactate clearance and evaluation of a 2h-lactate level may not be needed to predict long-term mortality if the initial lactate level is below 2.8mmol/L.
THURSDAY, May 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Each hour of delay in detecting abnormal lactates in patients with sepsis increases the odds of in-hospital death, according to a study published online May 24 in CHEST.
12 porencephalic cysts studied showed mild lactate peaks and no other specific peak.
Others, however, have shown that the serum lactate level correlates with the severity of TBI.