colloid osmotic pressure


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colloid osmotic pressure

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Transcapillary colloid osmotic pressure gradient and body fluid volumes in renal failure.
Colloids are suspensions of particles of various sizes that aim to maintain plasma volume by maintaining the colloid osmotic pressure in plasma and thus retain the administered volume within the circulation.
These include hemodilution, cardiac cachexia, biventricular heart failure, reduced colloid osmotic pressure causing pulmonary edema, and reduced tolerability and use of optimal medical therapy, said Dr.