osmolality

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osmolality

(ˌɒzməʊˈlælətɪ)
n
(Biochemistry) biochem the measure of osmole concentration in a solvent
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1990) proved that Hyperkalemia is independent of acid- base or hormonal mechanisms know to regulate extra renal homeostasis of potassium but strictly correlated with rise in plasma osmolality.
A physiological suppression of dry forage intake caused by increases in plasma osmolality and subsequent thirst sensations due to dry forage feeding
Influence of raised plasma osmolality on clinical outcome after acute stroke.
Suggesting that "an abrupt increase in plasma osmolality possibly may cause vasoconstriction of peripheral vessels", the authors go on to state that, "infusions in hypertonic saline or glucose increases blood pressure, plasma osmolality and, in particular plasma AVP levels in IDH .
No significant differences in hematocrit and plasma osmolality were found between D-CONTROL and.
Whether it is because of physiological changes in the peripheral vascular system during pregnancy (increased plasma volume, decreased plasma osmolality and decreased peripheral resistance) that actually offset a severe vasospasm is not fully understood?
The measured plasma osmolality will exceed the calculated plasma osmolality.
Plasma osmolality (mOsm/l) = 2 x [sodium] (mmol/l) + [urea] (mmol/l) + [glucose] (mmol/l)
Of particular note in the results of the admission biochemistry blood tests (Table 1) were an increased plasma osmolality (osmolal gap, <10 mmol/L on admission), an increased anion gap (AG), a low glucose concentration, and increased alanine aminotransferase activity.
The results for plasma osmolality, sodium, and potassium are found in Table 3.
SIADH, as there are series which have demonstrated an inverse correlation between plasma ADH levels and plasma osmolality in subjects who have hyponatremia after TSS (10).
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