InteKrin Therapeutics Announces INT131 Phase 2a Results at the 2009 American Diabetes Association Annual Meeting
...dose thiazolidinedione (TZD) therapy but with less hematocrit
reduction and weight gain.
The 4 week double ...ficant weight gain or fluid retention (measured by hematocrit
drop) modeled for maximal dose TZDs. The high dos...chieved with INT131 without greater weight gain or hematocrit
drop than expected for maximal dose TZDs. INT131 ...
AZOR(R) Receives FDA Approval as First-Line Treatment for High Blood Pressure
...exercised when administering AZOR to patients with severe hepatic impairment.
There was a greater decrease in hemoglobin and hematocrit
in the combination product compared to either component alone.
The only adverse reaction that occurred in greater than or e...
Abbott Receives FDA CLIA Waiver for Use of Five Additional Cartridges on the i-STAT Handheld Blood Analyzer
...ridge, which the FDA waived in 2007. The
CHEM8+ cartridge allows a clinician to run a basic chemistry panel on a
patient together with hemoglobin and hematocrit
tests. Waived status makes
these tests more widely available for use beyond the hospital setting, for
example in a physician's office or outpatient c...
Eisai Inc. Supports Acting Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism
...e used with extreme
caution in patients who have an increased risk of hemorrhage; bleeding can
occur at any site during therapy. An unexpected drop in hematocrit
pressure should lead to a search for a bleeding site.
FRAGMIN(R) should be used with extreme caution in patients with history
Transfusions of 'Older' Blood Don't Work as Well
...conducted, practical steps can be taken to reduce the need for transfusions, Koch said. Patients should be tested before surgery to determine if their hematocrit
-- a measure of possible anemia -- is low enough to cause worry. "If there is anemia, you should find the source of it and treat it," she said.
Novel small molecule therapy shows benefit for anemic patients via hydration of red blood cells
... senicapoc arm achieved a hemoglobin increase of 0.68 g/dL (vs. 0.01 g/dL for patients taking placebo). The team also found corresponding increases in hematocrit
and RBC count in the patients taking senicapoc when compared to placebo. Notably, the sub-groups of patients taking hydroxyurea achieved similar resul...
Study links blood transfusions to surgery complications in women
...lood during their hospitalization, compared to 77 percent of the men.
Reasons for the gender gap are unclear. Doctors typically measure a patients hematocrit
value, or red blood cell count, before ordering a blood transfusion. Women tend to have lower concentrations of red blood cells than men throughout th...
Early intervention dramatically improves outcomes for new dialysis patients
...nts who went through the RightStart program had better nutrition, as reflected by levels of albumin in the blood; and less anemia, as indicated by the hematocrit
level. RightStart patients also improved their scores on tests of knowledge regarding ESRD and its treatment and on quality of life and mental health...
Major Surgeries and Operations Could Prove Deadly for Anaemic Older Men
...h Wu, the lead author of the team at Brown University, said that he hoped the research would transform that and help doctors understand the results of hematocrit
tests, which measure the proportion of red blood cells in the blood, in an improved manner.
However, he asserted that it was too early to say ...
Late Clamping of Umbilical Cord may Reduce Anemia in Children
...ll-term pregnancies (that is, infants born after a nine-month pregnancy) two minutes after the infant is expelled from the womb makes no difference to hematocrit
or hemoglobin levels of the umbilical cord vein compared to clamping the cord within 20 seconds. Thus, the study shows that early clamping (which is w...
Hematocrit in Medical Technology
Hematocrit in Medical Products
QC 900 Hematocrit Control
Description: QC 900 is an assayed quality control material for analyzers measuring hematocrit
by electrical conductivity methodologies. It is available in two (2) levels for monitoring analyzer performance at varying points within the clinical range....
CVC 9005 Hematocrit Calibration Verification Control (for use with the IRMA TRUpoint Blood Analysis System)
Description: CVC 9005 Hematocrit
Calibration Verification Controls are materials used for verifying the calibration and linearity of hematocrit
sensors in IRMA TRUpoint cartridges for systems using software version 7.0 or higher....
Safe-T-Fill® Micro Hematocrit Tubes
Description: Micro-hematocrit tubes available in multiple sizes and additives for a wide range of capillary blood collection....
Company:RAM Scientific, Inc.
Hemato-Clad Mylar® Wrapped Hematocrit Tubes
Description: Hemato-clad Hematocrit
Tubes combine the precision of glass with the safety provided by a Mylar® overwrap. Now you can give your laboratory staff safety with no compromise in accuracy....
Company:Drummond Scientific Company
StatStrip Glucose Monitoring System
Description:... new four well glucose measuring strip technology. Current glucose strips use only one well. Novas exclusive Multi-Well system measures and corrects hematocrit
interference as well as interferences from acetaminophen (Tylenol), uric acid, ascorbic acid (Vitamin C), maltose, galactose, xylose, and lactose. St...
Micro-Hematocrit Capillary Tubes
Description:... Plastic micro-hematocrit capillary tubes from Globe Scientific Inc. are designed for use in 75 mm (3 inches) hematocrit
centrifuges and come with many features....
Company:Globe Scientific Inc.
Meter Trax Control
Description:... Meter Trax Control is a whole blood quality control that can be used for glucose, hemoglobin and hematocrit
testing on point of care instruments....
Description:...ieve both top speed and full breaking in a few seconds. Rotors can easily be changed with a simple push-on/ pull-off; transforming the centrifuge from hematocrit
to Urine Sediment to Plasma.
Small sample requirements make the StatSpin MP ideal for fingerstick procedures. This can reduce labor and expense inv...
Company:Iris Sample Processing (formerly StatSpin, Inc.)
Description:...s have been optimized, ensuring consistent blood films every time, eliminating the need to make adjustments for samples with significantly high or low hematocrit
values. In the closed sampling mode, the 50-position autoloader mixes, identifies the sample, and aspirates only 200L. Only 30L of sample is required ...
Nova 16 Electrolyte/Chemistry Analyzer
Description:... Nova 16 is the first analyzer to perform a Chem 7 panel plus hematocrit
on a whole blood sample. Its test panel -- including sodium, potassium, chl... ordered stat or routine panel in virtually every hospital. The addition of hematocrit
provides valuable clinical information regarding the patient's hematology s...
Hematocrit in Medical Dictionary
(Ht or HCT) or packed cell volume (PCV) or erythrocyte volume fraction (EVF) is the proportion of blood volume that is occupied by red blood cells. It is normally about 46% for men and 38% for women. It is... More about Hematocrit
: Purpose Preparation Aftercare Normal...
...ow much iron is in your blood. ... Iron levels are highest in the morning. ... Serum level of iron , ferritin, TIBC, hemoglobin (Hb) and hematocrit
(Hct) were ... Although higher mean level of serum iron and ferritin, and lower mean level of ... Serum iron , as measured in the laborato...
...ythemia is a condition in which there is an increase in the proportion of blood volume that is occupied by red blood cells, which is measured as hematocrit
level. Comprehensive overview including signs, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of this blood disorder, polycythemia vera. Polycythe...
...wborn is the slowing and blockage of blood flow that results when there are too many red blood cells in ... Hyperviscosity results when the hematocrit
is over 65 -- that is, the percentage ... Infants with hyperviscosity may develop feeding problems, cyanosis, low blood ... Introduction· P...
...n-binding ability of each hemoglobin molecule due to... Describes anemia and how it is detected, its causes, and treatment. Also explains the hematocrit
and provides a glossary of terms helpful in understanding anemia . Read about the types of anemia (B-12 and folate deficiency, aplastic) and...
...written articles, ask the doctor section, and a ... Newborns have very thick blood with a high level of red cells. A healthy adult might have a hematocrit
- the volume percentage of red cells in ... Learn more about acrocyanosis , a blueness of the hands and feet. ... Acrocyanosis is caused by na...
Hematocrit in Biological Technology
Hematocrit in Biological Products
YSI 2300 STAT Plus Glucose & Lactate Analyzer from YSI Incorporated
Description:... glucose measurements of whole blood, plasma, or serum and precise lactate measurements of whole blood, plasma, or cerebrospinal fluid. The analyzer's hematocrit
correction option allows you to have glucose results expressed as plasma even when running whole blood. The analyzer requires a small sample (25 micro...
Hematocrit in Biological Definition
Full blood count
...solute number per liter.
Hemoglobin - The amount of hemoglobin in the blood, expressed in grams per liter. (Low hemoglobin is called anemia .)
or packed cell volume (PCV) - This is the fraction of whole blood volume that consists of red blood cells.
Mean cell volume (MCV) - the average v...