hypoalbuminemia


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Wikipedia.

hypoalbuminemia

[¦hī·pō·al‚byü·mə′nē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Abnormally low levels of albumin in the blood.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Recent evidence indicates that conditions such as anemia, left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH), hypoalbuminemia and nutritional disorders, secondary hyperparathyroidism, metabolic acidosis, and dyslipidemia often arise early in the course of CRI and worsen as renal function deteriorates (Zabetakis & Nissenson, 2000).
(2009) in their study showed increased level of AST, ALT and ALKP, hypoalbuminemia, decrease in albumin and globulin ratio, increase in BUN and creatinine.
Anemia and hypoalbuminemia improved after 6 weeks (hemoglobin 10.2 g/dL and albumin 23.8 g/L).
Previous observational studies have reported the characteristics of AHRUS patients, such as older age, immobility, antithrombotic drug use, and comorbidities such as diabetes mellitus, coronary artery diseases, cerebrovascular attacks, sepsis, liver failure [3], hypoalbuminemia [17-19], and chronic renal failure with hemodialysis [15].
Preoperative corticosteroid usage and hypoalbuminemia increase occurrence of short-term postoperative complications in Chinese patients with ulcerative colitis.
13 (62%) patients with hypoalbuminemia were females.
At that time, her free calcium was 2.2 mmol/L, which, while more than twice the upper limit of the reference interval, was accurate even in the setting of hypoalbuminemia.
In this report, the patient presented with signs and symptoms, which are conclusive towards medical renal disease, i.e., pedal edema, proteinuria, and hypoalbuminemia; these findings have been found to be associated with renal amyloidosis.
Keywords Psoriasis biochemical hypoalbuminemia hyperuricemia hypocalcaemia.
Laboratory test results showed a large drop in hematocrit, worsening thrombocytopenia and leukocytosis, hypocalcemia, and hypoalbuminemia; he was given an infusion of 25% albumin.
These risk factors include anorexia, low BMI ( less than 18.5 kg/ m2), presence of hypoalbuminemia and anemia, immune disorders, association with gastrointestinal disease and cancers should be given due consideration.7 Treatment should address the care of the wound, control of diseases and an improvement in the nutritional status.