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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Of those patients who had immediate postoperative labs, 361 patients (1.91%) were found to have Ac-A hematocrit (< 25%), 271 patients (1.44%) were found to have Ac-A hemoglobin (< 8.0 g/dL), 47 patients (0.25%) had Ac-A creatinine values (> 2 mg/dL), 84 patients (0.45%) had Ac-A BUN (> 40 mg/dL), 101 patients (0.54%) had Ac-A potassium levels (< 3.0 or > 6.5 mEq/L), 2 (0.02%) patients had Ac-A sodium levels (< 120 or > 160 mEq/L), and 337 (1.80%) patients had Ac-A calcium levels (< 7.0 mg/dL), (Table 1).
Spontaneous hemothorax is defined as pleural fluid hematocrit greater than 50% of the peripheral blood hematocrit and the absence of natural or iatrogenic trauma affecting the lung or pleural space [7].
Browne et al., "The effects of normal as compared with low hematocrit values in patients with cardiac disease who are receiving hemodialysis and epoetin," The New England Journal of Medicine, vol.
Current strategies for coping with the hematocrit problem in dried blood spot analysis.
This volume expansion causes the hematocrit (the percentage of RBCs in blood) and hemoglobin levels to be lower than in non-athletes.
LipoPath is a cost-efficient, hydrophilic, glass-clear alternative to glass and plastic hematocrit tubes that require a drying process for plasma and heparin coating.
Hyperdense cerebral vessels and venous sinuses on non-contrast computed tomography is a characteristic imaging feature of conditions with raised hematocrit. This mimics the appearance of a contrast enhanced scan.
All patients should have an electrocardiogram and a measure of their red blood cell count (hematocrit).
Tests to diagnose the severity and type of anemia are usually performed as part of a complete blood cell count (CBC), starting with the hematocrit, a test that measures the percentage of the volume of whole blood consisting of red blood cells.
The data about hematocrit drop, RBC production and RBC loss were analyzed by one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA).
NEW ORLEANSE--Evidence seems to be mounting that the link between testosterone replacement therapy and increased hematocrit doesn't lead to more cardiac or thrombotic events in men.
NEW ORLEANS -- Evidence seems to be mounting that the link between testosterone replacement therapy and increased hematocrit doesn't lead to more cardiac or thrombotic events in men.
Initial tests to diagnose the severity and type of anemia are usually performed as part of a complete blood cell count (CBC), starting with the hematocrit, a test that measures the percentage of the volume of whole blood made up of red blood cells.