hematocrit


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Synonyms for hematocrit

the ratio of the volume occupied by packed red blood cells to the volume of the whole blood as measured by a hematocrit

a measuring instrument to determine (usually by centrifugation) the relative amounts of corpuscles and plasma in the blood

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The mean (SD) plasma creatine concentrations of the samples at the various hematocrits also remained unchanged [43.
9% of oxytocin patients had a hematocrit drop of at least 30%, compared with 10.
In each case, use of sodium ferric gluconate improved measures of iron status and hematocrit levels and allowed the dose of erythropoietin to be reduced.
Spun hematocrit is 1% to 3% higher than the hematocrit from automated instrument due to plasma that is trapped in the erythrocytes in the normal situation.
3) in patients with a hematocrit percentage exceeding 60%, both Circle of Willis and dural sinuses are hyperdense on NECT scans of brain.
An increase in hematocrit almost invariably follows testosterone supplementation.
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%.
Along with the expanded bundled payment, the Medicare program initiated payment penalties that cut reimbursements by up to 2 percent for dialysis facilities that did not meet a prespecified standard on a composite of three performance indicators in 2012; one pertained to maintaining hematocrit levels above 30 percent, a second pertained to maintaining hematocrit below 36 percent, and a third measure pertained to the Urea Reduction Ratio, a measure of the adequacy of dialysis (Swaminathan et al.
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.
The analyzers used in this study employ the following measurement principles: Potentiometric techniques are applied to the sensors of pH pCO2 Ca+2 K+ Na+ and Cl- ; the optic system to the sensors of pO2; amperometric techniques to the sensors of Glucose and spectrophotometric techniques to measure Hb COHb MetHb and calculated CHCO3 SO2 hematocrit mOsmc cBasee (Radiometer ABL 700 Radiometer Medical ApS BrAnshAj Denmark).
The test is based on the principle that the color of mucous membranes is correlated with the degree of anemia status an animal (RILEY; VAN WYK, 2009), and so, it reflects the hematocrit.
Dilutional anemia and hemodynamic changes can affect tissue oxygenation, and most studies state that a minimum hematocrit level of 22% is necessary for the on-pump technique.
The quantitative hematocrit result is displayed on the LCD panel.
Blood Viscosity Blood viscosity is determined by five primary factors: Hematocrit, erythrocyte deformability, plasma viscosity, erythrocyte aggregation, and temperature.