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Blood Volume Determination

"Blood Volume Determination" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Method for determining the circulating blood volume by introducing a known quantity of foreign substance into the blood and determining its concentration some minutes later when thorough mixing has occurred. From these two values the blood volume can be calculated by dividing the quantity of injected material by its concentration in the blood at the time of uniform mixing. Generally expressed as cubic centimeters or liters per kilogram of body weight.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Blood Volume Determination" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Blood Volume Determination" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 15 publications over 9 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2012
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