hypovolemia


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Noun1.hypovolemia - a blood disorder consisting of a decrease in the volume of circulating blood
blood disease, blood disorder - a disease or disorder of the blood
hypervolaemia, hypervolemia - a blood disorder consisting of an increase in the volume of circulating blood
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hy·po·vo·le·mi·a

n. hipovolemia, disminución del volumen de la sangre en el organismo.
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Hypovolemia is a very frequent clinical situation in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), for which the rapid fluid infusion is applied as treatment.
The authors of the study suggest that vitamin D3 may be of clinical importance in the restoration of dysfunctional cardiac endothelium after heart attack, capillary endothelium after brain ischemia (stroke), hypovolemia, vasculopathy, diabetes and atherosclerosis.
From the very first sentence of the new ACOG practice bulletin, postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is redefined as "cumulative blood loss greater than or equal to 1,000 mL or blood loss accompanied by signs or symptoms of hypovolemia within 24 hours after the birth process (includes intrapartum loss) regardless of route of delivery.
The post-operative period was characterized by hypovolemia refractory to effective vascular filling, as well as anuria, although respiratory function and perfusion of the lower limbs were preserved.
Also, adverse cardiovascular events may arise due to fever, vasodilation, hypovolemia, hypoxia, proinflammatory cytokine elaboration and procoagulant effects (1,15).
It has been assumed that the above is caused by hypovolemia, and the appropriate treatment is supportive therapy rather than surgical intervention.
These effects are sometimes poorly tolerated when ventricular function is abnormal, and in the presence of mitral or aortic stenosis, or hypovolemia.
Finding in accordance with the hypothesis favouring central hypovolemia and decreased effective arterial blood volume in cirrhosis have shown that a higher portal pressure and higher hepatic blood flow independently determine a higher cardiac output.
The suspected cause of hypovolemia was either absolute hypovolemia because of hemorrhage from the prolapsed oviduct, or dehydration.
Prerenal AKI may be due to either hypovolemia associated with vomiting and diarrhea associated with chemotherapy (often combined with inadequate fluid intake) [1].
This hypovolemia coupled with inflammation of the pancreas may lead to third spacing of fluids.
HRS was confirmed by absence of shock at admission, absence of hypovolemia as confirmed by "failure to improve renal function (decrease in creatinine less than 1.