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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Effects of the two infusion systems on hemolysis

Sample no.BaselineTerumo–post infusionBaxter–post infusion



K (mmol/L)LDH (IU/L)Plasma Hb (mg/dL)%Hemo (%)K (mmol/L)LDH (IU/L)Plasma Hb (mg/dL)%Hemo (%)K (mmol/L)LDH (IU/L)Plasma Hb (mg/dL)%Hemo (%)
121.6116.121.60.0921.3129.035.80.1521.4136.555.00.24
225.961.932.70.0925.587.960.70.1725.8112.884.30.24
311.7109.521.80.1011.0118.829.00.1411.0124.335.30.17
411.666.118.60.0611.863.418.20.0611.867.924.00.07
522.353.933.80.0921.867.947.30.1222.084.055.70.14
621.070.125.30.0820.781.636.60.1120.885.437.60.12
720.288.249.80.1320.481.151.30.1320.578.854.20.14
820.6116.166.70.2119.065.445.70.1419.469.663.50.20
911.794.524.20.0711.996.872.00.2212.2107.677.90.24
Mean±SD18.5±5.0886.3±22.8532.7±15.970.10±0.0418.1±4.9488.0±21.9044.1±0.040.14±0.0418.3±5.0096.3±23.3254.2±18.560.17±0.06

Both systems showed increased %Hemolysis after infusion. The instruments were from the following companies: Baxter Healthcare Corp. (Deerfield, IL, USA) and Terumo Medical Corp. (Tokyo, Japan). Abbreviations: K, potassium; LDH, lactate dehydrogenase; plasma Hb, plasma hemoglobin; %Hemo, %Hemolysis; SD, standard deviation.

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