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TY - JOUR. T1 - Regulation of body fluid compartments during short-term spaceflight. AU - Leach, Carolyn S.. AU - Alfrey, Clarence P.. AU - Suki, Wadi N.. AU - Leonard, Joel I.. AU - Rambaut, Paul C.. AU - Inners, L. Daniel. AU - Smith, Scott M.. AU - Lane, Helen W.. AU - Krauhs, Jane M.. PY - 1996/1/1. Y1 - 1996/1/1. N2 - The fluid and electrolyte regulation experiment with seven subjects was designed to describe body fluid, renal, and fluid regulatory hormone responses during the Spacelab Life Sciences-1 (9 days) and -2 (14 days) missions. Total body water did not change significantly. Plasma volume (PV; P , 0.05) and extracellular fluid volume (ECFV; P , 0.10) decreased 21 h after launch, remaining below preflight levels until after landing. Fluid intake decreased during weightlessness, and glomerular filtration rate (GFR) increased in the first 2 days and on day 8 (P , 0.05). Urinary antidiuretic hormone (ADH) excretion increased (P , 0.05) and fluid excretion decreased early in flight (P , ...
classified as extracellular. Which of the following forms the greatest extracellular fluid compartment? interstitial. Which fluid compartment is located between the. Your brain and kidneys have the highest proportions of water, which composes The intracellular fluid (ICF) compartment is the system that includes all fluid The ICF makes up about 60 percent of the total water in the human body, and in. The human body and even its individual body fluids may be conceptually divided into various The two main fluid compartments are the intracellular and extracellular compartments. . Hydrocephalus and glaucoma are theoretically forms of third spacing, but the volumes are too small to Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol.. Which of the following is true about interstitial fluid, plasma, lymph, Which of the following forms the greatest extracellular fluid compartment?. Total body water is divided into two major physiologic compartments that have imperfect The extracellular fluid compartment (ECF) makes up the ...
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Genetic abnormalities in ion channel structure can lead to a number of diseases that result in altered ionic fluxes and affect the function in renal tubules, excitable tissues (e.g. skeletal muscle, cardiac muscle and nerve) and other ...
A saline-filled breast prosthesis has enhanced performance by virtue of having tactile characteristics approximating those of gel-filled implants. The invention retains all the benefits of the recognized safety profile, straight-forward construction, and broad clinical indications for saline implants. An enhanced implantable mammary prosthesis comprises a shell, a slurry filler compartment interior to the shell containing slurry filler, a fluid compartment, the fluid compartment being deformable from a neutral profile under pressure from the slurry filler and which recoils to the neutral profile when not under pressure, a reservoir, the reservoir being disposed external to the shell, the reservoir and fluid compartment being fluidically coupled by a port, and a limiting membrane region disposed between the fluid compartment and the reservoir.
A pattern of decreasing resistance was found in nonsurvivor patients, reflecting an increased distribution volume. Higher values of net fluid balance in nonsurvivors are due to higher amounts of intravenous fluid therapy used in more severe trauma patients. TBI may help evaluate body fluid compartments in trauma patients, and may also be helpful in identifying high-risk patients who would benefit from more aggressive therapeutic interventions. ...
Horses lose on average 10-15 litres of sweat per hour of exercise or transport. The production of sweat is beneficial to cool the horse (reducing heat storage by body tissues) but comes at the cost of dehydration of the cells and other body fluid compartments. Dehydration impairs the ability to cool (thermoregulation) and results in increased heat storage and heat strain leading to cellular and tissue injury ...
Total Body Water (TBW) is the sum of Intracellular Water (ICW) and Extracellular Water (ECW) and is wholly contained within Fat-Free Mass. Normally, about 73% of Fat-Free Mass is water ...
2007 (English)In: Environmental Sanitary Engineering Research, Vol. 21, no 2, 21-25 p.Article in journal (Other academic) Published ...
The term electrolyte refers to the anions and cations that are distributed throughout the fluid compartments of the body. They are distributed in such a way that within a given compartment, the blood plasma for example, electrical neutrality is always maintained, with the anion concentration exactly balanced by the cation concentration.. The cationic electrolytes of the extracellular fluid include sodium, potassium, calcium, and magnesium, and these are electrically balanced by the anions, chloride, bicarbonate, and proteins, along with relatively low concentrations of organic acids, phosphate, and sulphate. Most of the electrolytes are categorized nutritionally as macrominerals and are discussed below.. One of the more important factors determining the distribution of water among the water compartments of the body is osmotic pressure. The term osmosis is used to describe the movement of water from a solution with higher water concentration (lower solute) toward the solution with lower water ...
Video created by Duke University for the course Introductory Human Physiology. Welcome to Module 2 of Introductory Human Physiology! We begin our study of the human body with an overview of the basic concepts that underlie the functions of ...
Results from the EQC (Equilibrium Criterion) Levels I and III distribution models (Mackay, 2001) show that because of its low water solubility, DIUP is not expected to partition to the water compartment (see Section 4.2.2). However, abiotic degradation of any trace amounts of DIUP which may be present in aquatic environments is unlikely to occur at a significant rate based on modeled data. The HYDROWIN model, a subroutine within the USEPA (2000) computer program, estimates a hydrolysis half-life for DIUP of 4.2 years at pH 7 (25°C) and 152.4 days at pH 8 (25°C). ...
Reconstruction of the electrical sources of human EEG activity at high spatio-temporal accuracy is an important aim in neuroscience and neurological diagnostics. Over the last decades, numerous studies have demonstrated that realistic modeling of head anatomy improves the accuracy of source reconstruction of EEG signals. For example, including a cerebro-spinal fluid compartment and the anisotropy of white matter electrical conductivity were both shown to significantly reduce modeling errors. Here, we for the first time quantify the role of detailed reconstructions of the cerebral blood vessels in volume conductor head modeling for EEG. To study the role of the highly arborized cerebral blood vessels, we created a submillimeter head model based on ultra-high-field-strength (7T) structural MRI datasets. Blood vessels (arteries and emissary/intraosseous veins) were segmented using Frangi multi-scale vesselness filtering. The final head model consisted of a geometry-adapted cubic mesh with over ...
Electrolytes are charged particles (ions) dissolved in different fluid compartments (intravascular, interstitial and intracellular) of the body
Other articles where Blood vascular system is discussed: circulatory system: Fluid compartments: …circulated through vessels of the blood vascular system. Blood is moved through this system by some form of pump. The simplest pump, or heart, may be no more than a vessel along which a wave of contraction passes to propel the blood. This simple, tubular heart is adequate where low…
Objective: The purpose of this study was to explore the influences of gestational age, the choice of fetal fluid compartment, and the algorithm for calculation on the estimation of the base deficit in umbilical cord arterial blood Lit birth. Study design: From 1995 to 2002, cord arterial blood gases and obstetric data were available for 43,551 newborn infants at 37 + weeks of gestation (cohort 1). The mean base deficit in blood and the base deficit in extracellular fluid were estimated from pH and P-CO2 values in 28,213 newborn infants with a 5-minute Apgar score of ,= 9 (cohort 11) with the use of 3 different calculation algorithms (base deficit in blood, base deficit in extracellular fluid [A], and base deficit in extracellular fluid [B]). Results: In cohort 11, the base deficit in blood, the base deficit in extracellular fluid (A), and the base deficit in extracellular fluid (B) increased with advancing gestational age (linear regression, P , .0001). The curves run almost parallel, with the ...
Contents: Preface. 1. Body Fluid Compartments. 2. Interpretation of Urine Electrolytes and Osmolality. 3. Renal Handling of NaCl and Water. 4. Intravenous fluids: Composition and indication. 5. Diuretics. 6. Disorders of extracellular fluid volume: Basic concepts. 7. Disorders of ECF volume: Congestive Heart Failure 8. Disorders of ECF volume: Cirrhosis of the Liver. 9. Disorders of ECF Volume: Nephrotic Syndrome. 10. Disorders of ECF volume: Volume Contraction. 11. Disorders of Water Balance: Physiology. 12. Disorders of Water Balance: Hyponatremia. 13. Disorders of Water Balance: Hypernatremia. 14. Disorders of Potassium: Physiology 15. Disorders of Potassium: Hypokalemia. 16. Disorders of Potassium: Hyperkalemia. 17. Disorders of Calcium: Physiology. 18. Disorders of Calcium: Hypocalcemia. 19. Disorders of Calcium: Hypercalcemia. 20. Disorders of Phosphate: Physiology. 21. Disorders of Phosphate: Hypophosphatemia. 22. Disorders of Phosphate: Hyperphosphatemia. 23. Disorders of Magnesium: ...
ORIGINAL ARTICLES Minerva Gastroenterologica e Dietologica 2004 December;50(4):277-82. Decrease in extra-cellular water compartment in overweight women after administration of oligomineral water associated to a hypocaloric diet regimen. Farnetti S., Capristo E., Gasbarrini G.. Abstract PDF. ORIGINAL ARTICLES Minerva Gastroenterologica e Dietologica 2004 December;50(4):283-8. Is under diagnosis of celiac disease compounded by mismanagement in the primary care setting?. A survey in the Italian Province of Brescia. Lanzarotto F., Crimì F., Amato M., Villanacci V., Pillan N. M., Lanzini A., for the Brescia Coeliac Disease Study Group. Abstract PDF. REVIEWS Minerva Gastroenterologica e Dietologica 2004 December;50(4):289-304. Diagnosis and treatment of chronic hepatitis B. Park W., Keeffe E. B.. Abstract PDF. REVIEWS Minerva Gastroenterologica e Dietologica 2004 December;50(4):305-16. Thyroid-intestinal motility interactions summary. Pustorino S., Foti M., Calipari G., Pustorino E., Ferraro R., ...
The body is made up of fluid compartments. Most water is in our cells and is called intracellular fluid. The rest is the extracellular fluid or ECF. This is made up of the interstitial fluid (between cells in our tissues) and the plasma in our blood. The interstitial fluid and plasma run into each other in the leaky capillary beds. When we eat a salty meal the osmolarity of our blood rises. This then directly raises the osmolarity of our interstitial fluid.. Water in our cells is separated from interstitial fluid by plasma membrane. The main way that water can escape is by osmosis. After a salty meal, the increased osmolarity of the interstitial fluid causes water to leak out from the cells. This ultimately boosts our blood volume, diluting the saltiness of the blood.. The amount of sodium in our blood needs to be in a tight range between 136-146 mmol/L. If our blood sodium gets too low then the osmolarity of the interstitial fluid is lower than that inside the cells and water seeps into the ...
3 Fluid compartments are separated by membranes that are freely permeable to water - but impermeable to solutes. Movement of fluids is due to: - hydrostatic pressure differentials - osmotic pressure differentials
This report provides an initial characterization of a cell line derived from epithelial cells lining the porcine distal male reproductive duct. This vas deferens epithelial cell line, PVD9902, has been cultured in vitro successfully for ,4 yr and has maintained many functional characteristics of freshly isolated cells. Molecular studies have verified the gender and species of origin. The presence of various epitopes (detected using immunocytochemical procedures) has demonstrated the epithelial nature of the cells. Functional data have suggested an electrically tight, well-differentiated epithelial monolayer capable of ion transport and separation of fluid compartments. PVD9902 cells have retained responsiveness to all neurotransmitters shown previously to be effective in increasing Isc across primary cell cultures in vitro and native epithelium ex vivo. Thus PVD9902 cells provide great promise as a tool to elucidate ductal epithelial mechanisms that contribute to male fertility.. The ...
A transesophageal echocardiographic scanner includes a rotatable transducer for rotating the image plane of the scanner. The transducer is a circular shaped array of parallel oriented elements which may be operated as a phased or linear array. The transducer is mounted on a bell-shaped backing box with a conical interior surface that directs reverberations from the back of the transducer into damping material which fills the box. The transducer is located in a fluid compartment which is divided by a cover member into an ultrasonic transmission region between the emitting surface of the transducer and the cover, and an adjacent bubble trap region into which bubbles may pass and preferentially remain.
A Segment-ology TIDBIT A number of folks have asked me about the different Clustering Programs, so I thought Id post some information to get you started. Clustering analyzes your InCommonWith (ICW) Matches at a company, and groups Matches who are ICW each other the most. Each Match in a Cluster will be ICW with most…
The amount of growth we capture by measuring the amount of 18O in the DNA extract may not represent the true amount of growth (Figure 1b). This may be for two main reasons. The first is that extracellular water is not the sole source of oxygen for DNA. Rather, anywhere from 4% to 70% of oxygen in DNA may come from metabolic water (Kreuzer-Martin et al., 2005, 2006; Li et al., 2016) or oxygenated carbon sources (Qu et al., 2020). Our model refers to this propensity toward using extracellular water or carbon sources rather than intracellular water or carbon sources as the oxygen contribution to DNA as H2Ocont, which is the fraction of extracellular water used for DNA synthesis. This value is commonly assumed to be one (i.e., 100% of new DNA oxygen is derived from extracellular water) in reported CUE values (Spohn et al., 2016a, 2016b; Geyer et al., 2019; Zheng et al., 2019), but in practice may be as low as 30% in fast-growing bacteria (Chaney et al., 1972; Hungate et al., 2015; Li et al., 2016). ...
4-aminophenol is soluble (6500 mg/L) and is inherently biodegradable in water with pre-adapted sludge. It has a low capacity to volatilise from solution to the air (Henrys law constant of 8.954E-005 Pa m3/mol-1) and undergoes rapid phototransformation in the atmosphere (half-life of 1.7 hours in the presence of hydroxyl radicals at1.5X10+6 hydroxyl radicals per cu assuming 12 hours daylight). The partitioning coefficient (log Kow = -0.09) indicates that 4-aminophenol does not have a high potential for adsorption to soil or sediment (log Koc = 0.59). It has a low potential for bioaccumulation in aquatic and terrestrial habitats (BCF ,=0.46 L/kg). Assuming predominate emissions to the water compartment, Mackay Level III fugacity predictions estimate 1.61%, 98.2%, 0.18% and 3.24e-007 % partitioning in the soil, water, sediment and air compartments, respectively. 4 -aminophenol is amphoteric with both amine and hydroxyl functional groups; pKa values for these groups are 5.48 and 10.46, ...
In this thesis Reverse Electrodialysis (RED) is central. A RED stack comprises of alternating series of cation exchange membranes (CEMs) and anion exchange membranes (AEMs), with seawater and river water compartments between these membranes.. From the salinity gradient, energy is harvested while controlling the mixing of seawater and river water. Membranes allow selective transport of cations (CEM) and anions (AEM). A voltage difference is created due to the difference in salinity across the membrane. At the electrodes redox reactions are used, to convert ionic transport into electrical transport, to power a device.. We came up with creative strategies to prevent fouling, says Jordi Moreno. The most high-profile idea concerned the concept of breathing cells. We brought this proof of principle - confirmed earlier in lab environments by dr. ir. David Vermaas - a decisive step further. The stack is now automatically operable which is practically relevant.. In the breathing cell concept, instead ...
Eggs should be turned over the pointed end three times a day so that the embryos dont stick to the shell. This should be done to all eggs that are intended for hatching, even if they are just being stored in boxes. It is best to place the eggs with the tip pointing inwards. Once the eggs have been put in leave the incubator lid on all the time unless you are turning the eggs. In many incubators, there will be two water compartments in the middle. Fill one of them up but leave the other. In others, there may be only one. Fill this up part of the way, as instructed (in instruction manual).. Eight days into the incubation period it is useful to find out if the eggs are fertilized.You can find out using a candling lamp, a specialist lamp that you can buy either from incubator specialists or an animal feeds merchant. Candling lamps should be used in a very dark spot, otherwise you cant see anything! Hold the lamp against the egg. If you see a dark spot that moves away from the light, youve got a ...
Eggs should be turned over the pointed end three times a day so that the embryos dont stick to the shell. This should be done to all eggs that are intended for hatching, even if they are just being stored in boxes. It is best to place the eggs with the tip pointing inwards. Once the eggs have been put in leave the incubator lid on all the time unless you are turning the eggs. In many incubators, there will be two water compartments in the middle. Fill one of them up but leave the other. In others, there may be only one. Fill this up part of the way, as instructed (in instruction manual).. Eight days into the incubation period it is useful to find out if the eggs are fertilized.You can find out using a candling lamp, a specialist lamp that you can buy either from incubator specialists or an animal feeds merchant. Candling lamps should be used in a very dark spot, otherwise you cant see anything! Hold the lamp against the egg. If you see a dark spot that moves away from the light, youve got a ...
After years of research, Entrinsic Health Solutions has evaluated each amino acid for its absorptive capabilities, tight barrier function and cellular regeneration to create a proprietary Amino Acid Coupled Transport (A2CT) technology. The select amino acids and electrolytes (sodium and potassium) in enterades® Advanced Oncology Formula help to rebuild the damaged GI absorptive structures, protect the GI by tightening the gut barrier, and provide total body hydration.. Amino acids in enterade® do not have the secretory effect of chloride and will not have a deleterious effect on diarrhea. Amino acids in enterade® have shown to reduce paracellular permeability, therefore reducing antigenic translocation. These select amino acids do not dissociate from sodium in the vascular space, as they carry the electrolyte and fluids from the vascular into the intracellular and interstitial space, providing hydration of all three fluid compartments.. The enterade® Advanced Oncology Formula was created ...
With all this pain and suffering being the zeitgeist of successful bike racing, some things may just seem too easy - and cheap - to be believed. Your honor, I give you exhibit A: a man forms a new Salt Lake while exercising, feels like crap afterward and, surprise of surprises, craves salt. So he ingests salt and within moments feels better. A true entrepreneur here would waste no time getting on cable to hawk the miracle Egyptian muscle cramp vaccine for the low, low one-time-only price of $49.99, including a glass trophy case for displaying all the hardware you can now expect to be dragging home.. Truth is, dehydration and excessive sodium loss are the most common causes of muscle cramps in athletes. Water lost via sweat comes from all fluid compartments of the body, including the blood. If fluid losses are not matched by consumption during exercise, the body becomes dehydrated and blood volume decreases. The decrease in blood volume means that the heart has to work harder to pump blood to ...
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Body composition in renal transplant patients: bioimpedance analysis compared to isotope dilution, dual energy X-ray absorptiometry, and anthropometry.. AU - van den Ham, E.C.H.. AU - Kooman, J.P.. AU - Christiaans, M.H.. AU - Nieman, F.H.M.. AU - van Kreel, B.K.. AU - Heidendal, G.A.K.. AU - van Hooff, J.P.. PY - 1999/1/1. Y1 - 1999/1/1. N2 - Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands. [email protected] multifrequency bioelectrical impedance analysis (MF-BIA), a relatively new method for measuring body composition, is also applicable for accurate body composition measurements in renal transplant (RTx) patients is not known. Therefore, the use of MF-BIA is validated in 77 RTx patients with a stable renal function at least 2 yr posttransplantation. MF-BIA is compared to isotope dilution techniques for measurement of body water compartments, and to dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) and anthropometry for measurement of ...
Ingestion of creatine (Cr) and glycerol (Gly) has been reported to be an effective method in expanding water compartments within the human body, attenuating the rise in heart rate (HR) and core temperature (Tcore) during exercise in the heat. Despite these positive effects, a substantial water retention could potentially impair endurance performance through increasing body mass (BM) and consequently impacting negatively on running economy (RE). The objective of the present study was to investigate the effects of a combined Cr and Gly supplementation on thermoregulatory and cardiovascular responses and RE during running for 30 min at speed corresponding to 60% of maximal oxygen uptake in hot and cool conditions. Cr·H2O (11.4 g), Gly (1 g·kg-1 BM) and Glucose polymer (75 g) were administered twice daily to 15 male endurance runners during a 7-day period.
Stability Phototransformation in air (4-MHHPAc): Half-life for reaction with photochemically-produced hydroxyl radicals estimated to be 30.1 hours. Hydrolysis: Half life - at ph 4: 1.43 minutes at 20 deg C; 2.04 minutes at 30 deg C and 0.692 minutes at 50 deg C. at ph 7: 1.90 minutes at 20 deg C; 1.26 minutes at 30 deg C and 0.327 minutes at 50 deg C. at ph 9: 1.27 minutes at 20 deg C; 1.18 minutes at 30 deg C and 0.233 minutes at 50 deg C. As a result of this rapid hydrolysis, in the water compartment, the environmental fate of the acid degradation product (4 -MHHPAc) should be considered. Biodegradation Ready biodegradability in water: 2% in 28 days Bioaccumulation The potential for bioaccumulation of 4-MHHPAc (the hydrolysis produc of 4-MHHPA) is low, less than 2.4 L/Kg, as expected from low values of log Kow for both substances. Henrys Law Constant The Henrys Law constants of 1,2-Cyclohexanedicarboxylic acid, 4-methyl- (4-MHHPAc), as hydrolysis product of hexahydro-4-methylphthalic ...
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An understanding of osmotic shifts between the ECF and ICF is fundamental to understanding disorders of fluid balance. Iso-osmolality is generally maintained between fluid compartments. Because the cell membrane is water-permeable, abnormal fluid shifts occur if the concentration of solutes that cannot permeate the cell membrane in the ECF does not equal the concentration of such solutes in the ICF. Thus, NaCl, mannitol, and glucose (in the setting of hyperglycemia) remain restricted to the ECF space and contribute effective osmoles by obligating water to remain in or be drawn into the ECF compartment. In contrast, a freely permeable solute such as urea does not contribute effective osmoles because it is not restricted to the ECF and readily crosses cell membranes. Tonicity, or effective osmolality, differs from measured osmolality in that it accounts only for osmotically active impermeable solutes rather than all osmotically active solutes, including those that are permeable to cell membranes. ...
The introduction of transporter transfected cell lines capable of forming tight cell layers has facilitated the investigation of single transporter interactions on monolayers. Epithelial-like pig kidney cell line (LLC-PK1) forms a tight monolayer on suitable transwell inserts and separates the two fluid compartments above and below it. Transporters present in the cell membrane can have crucial influence on material traffic between the two compartments. The difference between efflux ratios of the transfected and parental cell lines is regarded as a sign of transporter mediated active uptake or efflux process.. SOLVOs single transfectant LLC-PK1 cell lines (BCRP) are excellent tools to investigate specific transporter interactions for medium to high permeability test articles. These service assays are offered in two modes, inhibitor and substrate assessment. (In the inhibitor assessment experiments the effect of the test articles on the transport of the reporter substrate is measured).. ...
Principal Investigator:TSUZAKI Koichi, Project Period (FY):1996 - 1998, Research Category:Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), Section:一般, Research Field:Anesthesiology/Resuscitation studies
Im hoping the wind will pick up once we get out there and the predicted 10 knots out of the south will materialize. The long blue line on the chart is our route out of St. Simons - at one point, well be about 17 miles or so offshore. The line starting midway is an alternate route out of Hilton Head, should we decide to break our trip to Charleston up. ...
Tracer Hydrology (Uhlenbrook). This course treats different methods to analyse and assess hydrological flow systems. Special attention will be given to hydro-chemical and tracer hydrological approaches to delineate flow systems and understanding flow patterns in the environment. The use of tracer techniques will illustrate the determination of flow pathways, residence times of the water, the hydraulic properties of flow systems and the mixing of different water compartments. The learning objectives will be achieved through class lectures explaining background and methodologies, practical application exercises, which are to be worked out as assignments, and group exercises.. ...
Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis is a rare condition appearing only in patients with severe renal impairment or failure and presents with dermal lesions and involvement of internal organs. Although many cases are mild, an estimated 5 % have a progressive debilitating course. To date, there is no known effective treatment thus stressing the necessity of ample prevention measures. An association with the use of Gadolinium based contrast agents (GBCA) makes Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis a potential side effect of contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging and offers the opportunity for prevention by limiting use of gadolinium based contrast agents in renal failure patients. In itself toxic, Gadolinium is embedded into chelates that allow its safe use as a contrast agent. One NSF theory is that Gadolinium chelates distribute into the extracellular fluid compartment and set Gadolinium ions free, depending on multiple factors among which the duration of chelates exposure is directly related to the ...
Although the kidney cannot directly sense blood, long-term regulation of blood pressure predominantly depends upon the kidney. This primarily occurs through maintenance of the extracellular fluid compartment, the size of which depends on the plasma
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Abstract Fluid overload is associated with adverse outcomes in hemodialysis (HD) patients. Two bedside methods are increasingly utilized to evaluate objectively fluid status-bioimpedance and lung ultrasonography, but there is no available direct, head-to-head comparison of their prognostic significance. Importantly, their predictive abilities have never been tested in a HD popul...
More than 50% of you is water. But how much do you know about this all-important part of your body? Heres a guide on the basics to get you started.
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Bioelectrical impedance analysis. T2 - Implications for clinical practice. AU - Jacobs, Danny O.. PY - 1997/12/1. Y1 - 1997/12/1. N2 - Bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) has received significant attention as a means of studying body composition and the relationship of changes in the bodys conductive and other electrical properties to changes in body water or its distribution. The application of this technology to the care of patients with nutritional and metabolic disorders is presently under investigation. In this review, a broad overview of recent literature is provided, after the background and rationale for BIA and factors affecting the accuracy of measurements are reviewed.. AB - Bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) has received significant attention as a means of studying body composition and the relationship of changes in the bodys conductive and other electrical properties to changes in body water or its distribution. The application of this technology to the care ...
Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) and Body Composition Analyse. Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) and Body Composition Analyse.
Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) and Body Composition Analyse. Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) and Body Composition Analyse.
2 -ethylhexyl benzoate (CAS No. 5444 -75 -4) is hydrolytically stable and therefore abiotic hydrolysis is not a relevant pathway in water. However, the substance is readily biodegradable and will rapidly be removed from natural water compartments as well as from wastewater in sewage treatment plants. The substance has a log Koc of 4.07 indicating potential to adsorb to soil and sediment particles. Calculated value for the Henrys Law constant (25.6 Pa*m3/mol) suggest a gradual evaporation from the water surface into air. In the atmospheric compartment, the substance is susceptible to indirect photodegradation. The estimated half time for the reaction with OH-radicals is 33.4 hours (24h day; OH-concentration: 0.5E+06 OH/cm3). Due to its low water solubility (0.4 mg/L in aqua bidest), ready biodegradability and considerable adsorption to soil and sediment particles (log Koc = 4.29), only low concentrations of 2-ethylhexyl benzoate are expected to be released into the aquatic environment. The ...
Application of bioelectrical impedance analysis and anthropometry as interchangeable methods to assess body composition of sportspersons.
Osmostic diuretics produce a diuresis of water rather than a diuresis of sodium. The body does not metabolize osmotic diuretics. Instead, the drug molecules are not reabsorbed in the kidney tubules. This greatly affects the tonicity of every part of the kidney tubules through which the glomerular filtrates pass. By the process of osmosis, the drug molecules draw an increased amount of water from the interstitial fluid compartment. The result is that a great volume of urine is produced (water diuresis). It just so happens that sodium is contained in that urine and is subsequently removed from the body. Thus, the osmotic diuretics indirectly produce a removal of sodium from the body. Following is one example of an osmotic diuretic: Mannitol. Mannitol is used to prevent acute renal (kidney) failure, evaluate kidney functioning,​ treat glaucoma (by the reduction of intraocular pressure), promote the urinary excretion of toxic substances (diuresis in certain drug intoxications) and reduce ...
There are several types of diuretics. The categories are defined based upon their mechanism of action. a. Osmotic Diuretics. Osmostic diuretics produce a diuresis of water rather than a diuresis of sodium. The body does not metabolize osmotic diuretics. Instead, the drug molecules are not reabsorbed in the kidney tubules. This greatly affects the tonicity of every part of the kidney tubules through which the glomerular filtrates pass. By the process of osmosis, the drug molecules draw an increased amount of water from the interstitial fluid compartment. The result is that a great volume of urine is produced (water diuresis). It just so happens that sodium is contained in that urine and is subsequently removed from the body. Thus, the osmotic diuretics indirectly produce a removal of sodium from the body. Following is one example of an osmotic diuretic: Mannitol. Mannitol is used to prevent acute renal (kidney) failure, evaluate kidney functioning, treat glaucoma (by the reduction of intraocular ...
Biological barriers are indispensable for the integrity and function of many vertebrate organs. The barrier function is based on intercellular protein complexes of the plasma membrane which form paracellular diffusion barriers and separate internal and external fluid compartments, an indispensable prerequisite for every organ development and function. The review summarizes key characteristics and molecular structure of intercellular junctions (tight junctions and adherens junctions) responsible for cellular barrier formation. One of the most important such cellular barriers is the blood-brain barrier (BBB) which forms an active interface between the circulation and neural tissue. Its principal cellular components are cerebral endothelial cells, pericytes and astrocytes, whose finely tuned interactions are needed for a proper function. The review highlights the most important functions of the BBB including some novel regulatory aspects as well.. ...
It is also seen that Type I and Type II prodrugs can be categorized into Subtypes. For example, Type I has a bioactivation site that is intracellular and it contains subtype of Type IA and Type IB. Type IA is often located in the therapeutic target tissues or cells. Example of this can be diethlstilbestrol diphosphate or 6-mercaptopurine. Then there is Type IB where is located in the metabolic tissues of the liver, Gl mucosal cell, or the lungs and examples for this subtype can be that of heroin, primidone, or captopril.. Furthermore, just like how Type I can be classified into different Subtypes, Type II prodrugs also do the same thing. For instance, Type II has a bioactivation site that is extracellular and it contains subtype of Type IIA, Type IIB, and Type IIC. Type IIA is usually found in the GI fliuds and example of this can be sulfasalazine. Type IIB is found in the systemic circulation and other extracellular fluid compartments. Chloramphenicol succinate or dipivefrin are examples of ...
Resting energy expenditure represent the amount of energy expended by a person a day at rest. Here are 9 factors which determine your REE.
Bioimpedance spectroscopy is a noninvasive measurement tool that may offer advantages compared with conventional invasive cardiac measurements. Bioimpedance monitoring provides data needed to make treatment decisions that promote optimal cardiac performance. Transthoracic or whole-body impedance, are useful surrogate measures of intrathoracic or body fluid in patients with congestive heart failure.. ...
Your total body water percentage is an indicator of good health. In general, a healthy body water percentage should be a little over 50%.
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