Hemoglobina

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Hemoglobina

La hemoglobina es el componente más importante de los glóbulos rojos y está compuesto de una proteína llamada hemo, que fija el oxígeno, para ser intercambiado en los pulmones por dióxido de carbono.

Anomalías de un individuo del valor de hemoglobina puede indicar defectos en el balance normal entre los glóbulos rojos de producción y la destrucción. Ambos bajos y altos valores puede indicó enfermedad estados.

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  • Last Reviewed on 02/07/2012
  • Yi-Bin Chen, MD, Leukemia/Bone Marrow Transplant Program, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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