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Indexed Blood Volume for Obese Patient

Purpose:

To estimate the blood volume of an obese or morbidly obese patient using the index blood volume formula of Lemmens et al.

Specialty:

General content (available to all)

Objective:

other testing

ICD-10:

E66

Description:

Lemmens et al developed an indexed blood volume equation for obese and morbidly obese patients. The authors a re from Stanford University.

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