What's your question? Your Hct (hematocrit) & Hgb (hemoglobin), two measures of how much blood you have, are fine. But that's like saying a C or B is a passing grade, which they are. However, if you're...
Blood Doping - What Is It?by
chemotherapy. Easily injected under the skin, pharmaceutical EPO can boost hematocrit for six weeks or longer... from racing on any male athlete found to have a hematocrit above 50% and a hemoglobin concentration above 17 g...
Our Cancer Journey Week 13by
Dr. John H.
cycle of Taxol)
Kathy's hematocrit continues to trend downward (from 42 at diagnosis to 29 last week... cause a drop in hematocrit, so why the gradual downward trend over the past few weeks?
Normal Isn't Necessarily Optimalby
Alvin B. Lin
was published early online this weekend in NEJM in which the authors concluded that a hematocrit goal of <45... for hematocrit goes up to 51% or so depending upon the lab, so it's interesting to note that normal isn't...
You Ask, I Answer: Iron/Vegetarianismby
The condition of anemia is diagnosed by looking at hemoglobin , mentioned above, and hematocrit (the number... that are saturated with iron).
The bad news is that standard blood tests only show hemoglobin and hematocrit...
Daxor BVA-100: Turn Up The (Blood) Volumeby
, as well as plasma. Rather, a portion of the blood sample is reserved for hematocrit determination.... Simplistically, if the hematocrit is 50%, and the plasma volume is 2,000 ml, then the red cell volume...