hy·drox·y·eth·yl·starch (HES),

A plasma volume expander.
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Hydroxyethylstarch supplementation in burn resuscitation--a prospective randomized controlled trial.
Advantages of application of hydroxyethylstarch of the III generation during the operations with epidural anesthesia.
En mas del 40% de dilucion disminuye la hipercoagulabilidad, y en el caso del dextran y el hydroxyethylstarch se convierte a un estado de hipocoagulacion.
Hydroxyethylstarch and gelatin solutions impair blood coagulation after cardiac surgery: a prospective randomized trial.
Hydroxyethylstarch and osmotic-nephrosis-like lesions in kidney transplantation.
Hydroxyethylstarch supplementation in burn resuscitation - a prospective randomized controlled trial.
Hydroxyethylstarch 10% is superior to Ringer's solution for preloading before spinal anaesthesia for Caesarean section.
A new plasma-adapted hydroxyethylstarch preparation: in vitro coagulation studies using thrombelastography and whole blood aggregometry.