hematocrit


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hematocrit

[hi′mad·ə‚krit]
(pathology)
The volume, after centrifugation, occupied by the cellular elements of blood, in relation to the total volume.
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With treatment, the dose of erythropoietin was reduced by 15% and the hematocrit, serum ferritin level, and transferrin saturation improved.
Using both spun hematocrit and automated hematocrit on same patient samples is not recommended.
Abnormally hyperdense intracranial vessels on non-contrast computed tomography scan simulating dural venous sinus thrombosis in a case with high hematocrit.
When we look at the renal literature, we see that 10%-20% of kidney transplant patients develop polycythemia--an increase of both red and white cells, with hematocrit values of more than 51% or 52%.
If providers were solely motivated by maximizing monetary returns, the optimal outcome to the changed payment system would be to reduce ESA use at all hematocrit levels.
Evaluation of blood parameters showed higher values of hemoglobin and hematocrit values and eosinophil and basophil counts in the Group I (Table-II).
The increase in hematocrit values of ascitic chicks could be explained by increased oxygen demand of tissues due to enhanced metabolic rate and decreased oxygen saturation.
Fortnightly, the hematocrit level was determined and the FAMACHA[c] method was applied to each animal to classify the animals as proposed, in order to relate the FAMACHA[c] with the hematocrit value in ovine females of different breeds supplied with two different levels of crude protein.
Moreover, in order to correct the hematocrit level, blood transfusion was done for the patients if needed.
Erythrocyte deformability is, after hematocrit, the second most important determinant of blood viscosity.
The report says: "The USPS team made regular use of saline infusions, a prohibited method, which permits a rider to quickly reduce his hematocrit level in order to beat the UCI's health check 50% hematocrit threshold and to fool the biological passport program.