Hemoconcentration

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

Synonyms and Keywords: haemoconcentration

Overview

Hemoconcentration is defined an increase in the relative number of red blood cells in a unit volume of plasma resulting from either a decrease in plasma volume (due to dehydration for instance) or increased production of erythrocytes (due to polycythemia vera for instance).

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