Gaisböck's Syndrome: Its Hematologic, Biochemical and Hormonal Parameters

@article{Stefanini1978GaisbcksSI,
  title={Gaisb{\"o}ck's Syndrome: Its Hematologic, Biochemical and Hormonal Parameters},
  author={Mario Stefanini and J Urbas and John I. E. Urbas},
  journal={Angiology},
  year={1978},
  volume={29},
  pages={520 - 533}
}
The syndrome of plethora without splenomegaly, leukocytosis, or throm bocytosis was described by Gaisböck in 1905. It was reevaluated in 25 patients through the study of numerous hematologic and biochemical parameters. Sta tistically significant findings included mild obesity; elevation of blood pressure (especially diastolic); decrease in plasma volume with relative increase in red cell count, hemoglobin, hematocrit, viscosity of blood, elevation of plasma proteins, serum cholesterol… 
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