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Pulse Oximetry pp 139-141 | Cite as

A Study of Arterial Oxygenation During Haemodialysis

  • F. Munoz Canto
Conference paper

Abstract

During haemodialysis hypoxaemia is frequently observed. Its causes are still not completely clear but diffusion impairment, decreased ventilation, a disturbed respiratory exchange ratio and ventilation/perfusion inequalities have all been incriminated. Other factors to be considered are the type of dialyser (flat plate, hollow fibre, coiled dialyser), membrane characteristics, first use or re-use of the membranes, composition of dialyser fluid (acetate or bicarbonate) and ultrafiltration. These factors may produce leukopenia and/or hypoxaemia of different magnitude and significance during haemodialysis.

Keywords

Oxygen Saturation Pulse Oximetry Hollow Fibre Arterial Oxygenation Pulse Oximeter 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

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  • F. Munoz Canto

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