haemodilution


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haemodilution

(ˌhiːməʊdaɪˈluːʃən; ˌhɛm-) or

hemodilution

n
(Medicine) an increase in the fluid content of blood leading to a lower concentration of red blood cells
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The reduction in red blood cells per unit volume of blood, may be due to haemodilution. Similarly, numbers of red blood cells are dependent on both the numbers of new red blood cells produced and the average life span RBC's.
On the day after delivery, the data were recorded on a predesigned questionnaire that recorded BMI, haemoglobin estimation at first antenatal visit, at 28-32 weeks (because maximum haemodilution at this gestational age and anemia develops at this time), at 33-37 weeks and in labor, iron supplementation intake or not, gestational age at delivery, perinatal outcome ( live birth, still birth, intrauterine fetal death), intrauterine growth restriction.
Other mechanisms suggested for posththyroidectomy hypocalcaemia comprises hungry bone syndrome in which there is rapid transfer of calcium into bones following surgical treatment of patients with preoperative thyrotoxicosis and intraoperative haemodilution.4,8
This may have been caused both due to increased demand of nutrients as well as by haemodilution associated with water retention during pregnancy.
Haemodilution is known as the main factor for the presence of anemia in the second trimester, which may explain why the proportion of anemia was higher than in first trimester.
Haemodilution improves organ function during normothermic cardiopulmonary bypass: Investigations in isolated perfused pig kidneys.
[6] Causes of anaemia in HF include iron deficiency, renal insufficiency, haemodilution due to activation of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone and vasopressin systems, infections such as HIV, and drugs that interfere with the synthesis of endogenous erythropoietin, e.g.
Triple H therapy, known as the combination of hypervolaemia, hypertension and haemodilution, was no longer routinely used (67.6%) and totally avoided by 3.19 %.
The effect of replacement fluids and normovolaemic haemodilution on the survival of dorsal skin flaps in rats.
Cardiac output was estimated at 3.5 L/min by temperature haemodilution method.
Kohner, "Effect of isovolaemic haemodilution on visual outcome in branch retinal vein occlusion," The British Journal of Ophthalmology, vol.