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Noun1.hypervolemia - a blood disorder consisting of an increase in the volume of circulating blood
blood disease, blood disorder - a disease or disorder of the blood
hypovolaemia, hypovolemia - a blood disorder consisting of a decrease in the volume of circulating blood
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Postoperatively she was treated with large amounts of fluid to maintain her blood pressure and promote therapeutic hypervolemia to prevent or minimize cerebral vasospasm.
Hypervolemia is accomplished by infusion of crystalloids, such as normal saline or lactated ringers, or colloids, such as albumin or fresh frozen plasma (FFP).
13,17,19,28] In patients with normal cardiac function, enhancing the PCWP to 12-14 nun Hg should result in attaining the necessary effect of hypervolemia.
Modern standards for prevention of vasospasm include the calcium channel-blocker, nimodipine,[36] and induced hypertension, hypervolemia and hemodilution therapy (HHHT).
A report in the American Journal of Cardiology (May 2004) in congestive heart failure patients followed for 2 years at the affiliated Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center reported a 55% death rate after 2 years in patients who had hypervolemia (too much blood) as compared to a 0% death rate for patients with a normal blood volume.
2003) Effect of hypervolemia on heart rate during 4 days of prolonged exercise.
Abstract: We report the case of a 43-year-old patient with delayed ischemic neurological deficit and an ischemic penumbra, reversed with triple H therapy (hypertension, hypervolemia, and hemodilution).
The second finding was based on comparing the ability of a cardiologist when performing a comprehensive physical examination to evaluate whether the patient had hypervolemia, normovolemia or hypovolemia.