Pentastarch

Hydroxyethyl starch derivative with five hydroxyethyl groups.
National Institutes of Health

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2009
2009
UNLABELLED OBJECTIVE, DESIGN AND PATIENTS: The risk of acute kidney injury (AKI) associated with hydroxyethyl starch may be… (More)
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2008
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2008
BACKGROUND The role of intensive insulin therapy in patients with severe sepsis is uncertain. Fluid resuscitation improves… (More)
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2004
2004
OBJECTIVE To characterize the hepatic leukocyte endothelial cell interactions occurring in early sepsis and to determine whether… (More)
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2002
2002
BACKGROUND HES solutions provide a sterile, alternative colloidal fluid to albumin solutions and/or plasma in the management of… (More)
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2001
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2001
UNLABELLED Hydroxyethyl starch (HES) solutions are effective plasma volume expanders. Impairment of coagulation occurs with large… (More)
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1993
1993
Pentastarch is a colloid that is chemically similar to Hetastarch. It has a shorter half-life (12 hr), and produces volume… (More)
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1989
1989
If nonprotein colloid plasma expanders could be demonstrated to be safe and efficacious in burn resuscitation, a significant cost… (More)
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1989
1989
Twenty consecutive patients with severe sepsis were randomized to fluid challenge with 5% albumin or 10% low MW hydroxyethyl… (More)
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1988
1988
Hetastarch, the currently marketed preparation of hydroxyethyl starch, affects coagulation by prolonging partial thromboplastin… (More)
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