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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Using hematocrit values, the percentage of patients with actionably abnormal values were similar.
In case of polycythemia, too many erythrocytesare produced (which causes an increased hematocrit) and blood may thicken, causing a slow blood flow and similar issues.
Thoracentesis was performed under ultrasound guidance and revealed bloody fluid which fulfilled diagnostic criteria of hemothorax (pleural fluid with a hematocrit > 50% of the blood hematocrit) [1].
Potassium-based algorithm allows correction for the hematocrit bias in quantitative analysis of caffeine and its major metabolite in dried blood spots.
A CBC is often performed; as mentioned, the hematocrit and hemoglobin levels may be a little low due to plasma volume expansion.
in 1976 demonstrated a linear relationship between hematocrit and CT attenuation of whole blood.
Hematocrit levels and numbers of biotinylated RBC were significantly decreased in TNF-a[sup]−/− mice infected with T.
Intramuscular testosterone is the only form that significantly increases hematocrit above normal levels.
In addition, he said, men who live at high altitudes develop naturally high hematocrits as a response to decreased oxygen in the atmosphere.
At each ED presentation, hematocrit and hemoglobin levels were normal and the mother was stable at discharge.
The increases in hematocrit levels and in the eosinophil and basophil counts may have direct or indirect effects on the rate of coronary blood flow.