Hypoalbuminaemia in surgical practice; recent insights from the Karolinska.

Jan Wernerman’s respected team at the Karolinska are publishing interesting data from their investigations into perioperative and inflammatory hypoalbuminaemia. Followers of fluidphysiology.org understand that albumin has two vital circulations; in steady state conditions most of our albumin is within the extravascular circulation of interstitial fluid. Acute dehydration can increase the plasma concentration of albumin, and…… Continue reading Hypoalbuminaemia in surgical practice; recent insights from the Karolinska.

If it’s March 13, it must be Manchester…

I’m looking forward to meeting senior trainee anaesthetists at the University Hospital of South Manchester on Monday March 13th, when I will share with them my reasons for creating fluidphysiology.org and the perils of open access publishing/ blogging etc. We might even talk a bit of fluid physiology.