Plasma Substitutes

Known as: Blood plasma substitutes, blood/plasma substitute, Plasma Volume Expanders 
Any liquid used to replace blood plasma, usually a saline solution, often with serum albumins, dextrans or other preparations. These substances do… (More)
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2005
Review
2005
Adequate restoration of intravascular volume remains an important therapeutic manoeuvre in managing the surgical, medical and the… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Plasma substitutes such as hydroxyethyl starch (HES) and various dextrans may compromise the haemostatic system… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Hemorrhage remains the primary cause of death on the battlefield in conventional warfare. With modern combat operations leading… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Major differences in plasma volume expansion between infusion fluids are fairly well known, but there is a lack of… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Orthostatic hypotension is common in elderly patients, and is now considered to be an important prognostic factor for cognitive… (More)
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1998
1998
We have studied, over a wide range of dilutions using techniques of clot weight, thrombelastography and scanning electron… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
The purpose of this study was to assess the change of platelet and fibrinogen concentrations and the change of activities of… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
Changes in transfusion behaviour induce a widespread use of colloid plasma substitutes, the range of which has recently been… (More)
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1989
1989
In this study with randomized controls, we administered fludrocortisone acetate to 46 of 91 patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage… (More)
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1976
Highly Cited
1976
In the immediate post-operative period after moderate surgical procedures, 1 litre of a colloid solution or saline was given… (More)
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