serum albumin

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albumin occurring in blood serum

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7) A normal blood albumin level is necessary to maintain the correct oncotic pressure and prevent edema.
CINCINNATI -- Surgical site infections found in deep wounds or in organs or spaces manipulated during an operation might occur more often after general surgical procedures if patients have low blood albumin or are operated on through a previous incision, according to the results of a case-control study.
To test this hypothesis, we measured the albumin concentration in CSF from brain tumor patients and control patients as well as the blood albumin concentration in brain tumor patients to calculate the CSF/blood albumin ratio, which serves as a good estimate of the integrity of the blood-brain barrier (20).
The system recognizes part of a pattern and asks for the blood albumin level and gives the pattern: "Low LDL + female + >70 + low blood albumin = high risk sudden death.