"Plasma Substitutes" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Any liquid used to replace blood plasma, usually a saline solution, often with serum albumins, dextrans or other preparations. These substances do not enhance the oxygen- carrying capacity of blood, but merely replace the volume. They are also used to treat dehydration.
- Plasma Substitutes
- Substitutes, Plasma
- Blood Expanders
- Expanders, Blood
- Plasma Volume Expanders
- Expanders, Plasma Volume
- Volume Expanders, Plasma
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Plasma Substitutes" by people in Profiles.
But is it safe? Hydroxyethyl starch in perioperative care. Anesth Analg. 2015 Mar; 120(3):519-521.
The new-generation hydroxyethyl starch solutions: the Holy Grail of fluid therapy or just another starch? J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2010 Jun; 24(3):389-93.
Taking the septic patient to the operating room. Anesthesiol Clin. 2010 Mar; 28(1):13-24.
Tyrosine kinase inhibition affects skate anion exchanger isoform I alterations after volume expansion. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2005 Apr; 288(4):R885-90.
Intestinal permeability to small- and large-molecular-weight substances in the newborn rabbit. J Pediatr Surg. 1997 Oct; 32(10):1424-8.
The effects of varying volumes of crystalloid administration before cesarean delivery on maternal hemodynamics and colloid osmotic pressure. Anesth Analg. 1996 Aug; 83(2):299-303.
Diatrizoate and dextran treatment of sudden sensorineural hearing loss. Am J Otol. 1995 May; 16(3):295-303.
Intravenous fluid therapy in neurologic injury. Crit Care Clin. 1992 Apr; 8(2):367-408.
Vagolytic therapy in acute cardiac tamponade associated with aortic dissection. Am Heart J. 1991 Mar; 121(3 Pt 1):926-9.
Severe ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome: a reevaluated therapeutic approach. Fertil Steril. 1989 May; 51(5):791-5.