Equation of Shohat et al for Whole Blood Viscosity in a Neonate with Polycythemia
|To estimate the whole blood viscosity of a neonate using the hematocrit in the equation of Shohat et al.|
|Hematology, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Hematology, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Pediatrics|
Shohat et al correlated a neonate's hematocrit with whole blood viscosity. Hyperviscosity can explain findings seen in neonatal polycythemia. The authors are from Beilinson Medical Center and Tel Aviv University in Israel.
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