hypoalbuminemia

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hy·po·al·bu·mi·ne·mi·a

n. hipoalbuminemia, deficiencia de albúmina en la sangre.
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The exclusion criteria were acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction, known severe renal failure (patients undergoing dialysis or with a creatinine level >350 [micro]mol/L), nephrotic syndrome, hepatic failure or other causes of hypoalbuminaemia.
In this study, we found significant association of anaemia, hypoalbuminaemia and hypocalcaemia between the anti-TPO positive and negative group.
They reported that in HIV-infected patients who required surgery for malignancy or sepsis, those with a low CD4 count and with hypoalbuminaemia before surgery, had a higher probability of developing postoperative sepsis.
Increased vascular permeability: a major cause of hypoalbuminaemia in disease and injury.
Congenital nephrotic syndrome is a term used to describe a condition in babies who develop severe proteinuria and hypoalbuminaemia within their first three months of life.
These factors include anaemia, phosphocalcium disorders, inflammation, oxidative stress, hypoalbuminaemia, and hyperhomocysteinaemia.
Laboratory findings showed severe hypoalbuminaemia (serum albumin 18 mg/dL), a high urinary protein:creatinine ratio of 2.
Hypoalbuminaemia is a common finding in naturally infected horses which is probably due to the increased permeability of the intestines.
The clinical signs of the acute disease usually seen in autumn and early winter, are characterised by sudden deaths, weakness, anaemia, dyspnoea, progressive loss of condition, hypoalbuminaemia, emaciation, pallor of the mucous membranes, submandibular edema and ascites.
Causes of a transudate Frequent * Congestive cardiac failure * Hypoalbuminaemia * Peritoneal dialysis * Liver failure Infrequent * Hypothyroidism * Nephrotic syndrome * Pulmonary embolism * Urinothorax * Pericardial constriction * Mitral valve stenosis Table 2.
The anion gap is subject to significant measurement error and variability and cannot be used in isolation to determine metabolic acidosis--eg it is lowered in the presence of hypoalbuminaemia.