Accession Number : AD0690274

Title :   ERYTHROCYTE COMPOSITION IN CIRRHOTIC PATIENTS WITH SECONDARY HYPERALDOSTERONISM,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Swedenborg,Jesper ; Maloney,J. V. , Jr. ; DeLand,E. C.

Report Date : JUL 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : Erythrocyte sodium, chloride, and water were significantly different when a group of eight patients with cirrhosis of the liver was compared to a group of normal subjects, but plasma levels were not different. This study demonstrated that patients with cirrhosis can be identified by the analysis of erythrocytes. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ERYTHROCYTES, CHEMICAL ANALYSIS), (*ADRENAL GLANDS, DISEASES), LIVER, DISEASES, SODIUM, BLOOD PLASMA, DIAGNOSIS(MEDICINE), CHLORIDES, WATER, LABELED SUBSTANCES, BLOOD CHEMISTRY

Subject Categories : Biochemistry
      Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE