hemoconcentration


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hemoconcentration

[¦hē·mō‚käns·ən′trā·shən]
(medicine)
An increase in the concentration of blood cells resulting from the loss of plasma or water from the bloodstream.
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We have shown a significant postprandial decrease in the LDL-C concentration, despite possible postprandial hemoconcentration.
PE is associated with hypovolemia and hemoconcentration, and severity is evidenced clinically by a rising HCT.
An excellent phlebotomy training program will create visual aids to illustrate these concepts so new hires will understand why they must take steps to prevent hemoconcentration and hemolysis.
c) There was no HELLP syndrome in our study population, hence thrombocytopenia, hyperuricemia, abnormal liver function, hemoconcentration and disseminated intravascular coagulopathy were not complicated.
Ironically, both early gestational iron-deficiency anemia and hemoconcentration later in pregnancy increase the risk of premature birth and low birth weight.
Physicians need to be alert for the features of toxic shock-like infections, including tachycardia, hypotension, edema, hemoconcentration, profound leukocytosis, and the absence of fever.
Initial laboratory results showed an elevation in white blood cell count (19,300/mm) and hemoconcentration (hemoglobin was 21.
Laboratory findings demonstrated hemoconcentration and dramatic leukocytosis, and both patients suffered refractory shock and cardiopulmonary arrest.
Thus, movement from the supine to the standing posture leads to a rapid and persistent hemoconcentration and a conspicuous intravascular plasma volume loss.
A concurrent increase in blood urea nitrogen suggests some degree of post-race hemoconcentration although serum creatinine, hematocrit, hemoglobin, and red blood cell counts remained unchanged.
Hemoconcentration is commonly used to reduce fluid volume during or after surgery.
Thrombocytopenia, left shift, and hemoconcentration are typical abnormal laboratory findings (10).