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Whole body impedance measurements reflect total body water changes. A study in hemodialysis patients.
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PMID:  2250126     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Fluid volume changes during hemodialysis was monitored by continuous whole body impedance measurements. The fluid changes recorded using this method was compared to fluid volume changes measured in plasma water (PV) using 125I-albumin, and extracellular volume (ECV) using 51Cr-EDTA before and after treatment, and total body water (TBW) changes reflected by continuous bed scale monitoring. Changes in impedance correlated to TBW changes, r = 0.80, p less than 0.001, while correlations to changes in ECV and PV were: r = 0.57 and r = 0.55, respectively, p less than 0.05. Alterations in body fluid volumes recorded with whole body impedance is best correlated to total body water changes. The use of continuous whole body impedance monitoring has been shown to offer a simple non-invasive method for recording total body water changes during hemodialysis.
O Ljungqvist; G Hedenborg; S H Jacobson; L E Lins; K Samuelson; B Tedner; U B Zetterholm
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of clinical monitoring and computing     Volume:  7     ISSN:  0167-9945     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Clin Monit Comput     Publication Date:  1990 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-01-15     Completed Date:  1991-01-15     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8601284     Medline TA:  Int J Clin Monit Comput     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  163-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Dept of Surgery, Karolinska Institute and Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.
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MeSH Terms
Body Water / chemistry,  metabolism*
Creatinine / blood
Middle Aged
Monitoring, Physiologic / methods
Renal Dialysis*
Urea / blood
Reg. No./Substance:
57-13-6/Urea; 60-27-5/Creatinine

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