hypoalbuminemia

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hypoalbuminemia

[¦hī·pō·al‚byü·mə′nē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Abnormally low levels of albumin in the blood.
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She required only one erythrocyte transfusion, but to manage hypoalbuminaemia, albumin infusion was initiated.
Biochemical investigations revealed a haemoglobin value of 9g/dl and marked hypoalbuminaemia with serum albumin of 12g/l (normal- 36-44g/l).
The inclusion criteria were nephrotic patients with proteinuria of greater than 3gm/24 hours in adults and hypoalbuminaemia of less than 2.
Subjective global assessment and malnutritioninflammation scale to assess the nutritional status of patients on peritoneal dialysis with hypoalbuminaemia
This hypoalbuminaemia occurred as a feature of nephrotic syndrome.
The hypoproteinaemia, hypoalbuminaemia and hypoglobulinaemia observed in mycotoxin treated groups could be ascribed to the reduction in feed consumption as observed in this study and inactivation of biosynthetic enzymes and impairment of protein synthesis as evinced by hepatic damage observed histologically in this study.
Factors that are associated with poor prognosis (approximately 50% mortality in 10 years) include high serum creatinine levels, hypertension, nephrotic syndrome, anaemia, hypoalbuminaemia, and hypocomplementaemia at the time of diagnosis.
On performing univariate logistic regression on all clinical and baseline laboratory parameters; age >35 yr, site of TB, disease severity on chest radiograph, MAC >20 cm, low baseline total serum proteins and hypoalbuminaemia (albumin <3.
Table 1: Common aetiologies of pleural effusion Transudate Exudate * Hypoalbuminaemia * Pleural malignancy * Left ventricular failure * Infection (i.
The only other significant finding was hypoalbuminaemia with a mean serum albumin of 24.