Transient Erythrocyte Volume (MCV) Increase in Hemodialysis

  • R. Gellert
  • Z. Billip-Tomecka
Part of the Developments in Nephrology book series (DINE, volume 24)


Blood volume changes during hemodialysis can be computed using simple laboratory blood tests (1, 2, 3). These methods do not take into account the possible water shifts between plasma and blood cells, a phenomenon reflected by MCV changes. The aim of this study was to reinvestigate the MCV changes due to dialysis, both in vessels and in blood passing the dialyser.


Corpuscular Hemoglobine Transmembrane Pressure Dialysis Fluid Corpuscular Hemoglobine Concentration Artificial Kidney 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Gellert
    • 1
  • Z. Billip-Tomecka
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MedicineWarsaw Medical SchoolWarsawPoland

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