plasma expander


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plas·ma sub·sti·tute

a solution of a substance (for example, dextran) used for transfusion in hemorrhage or shock as a substitute for plasma.
Synonym(s): plasma expander

plasma expander

a 5% glucose solution that is administered intravenously to increase the plasma volume and oncotic pressure of a patient. See volume expander.

plas·ma sub·sti·tute

(plazmă substi-tūt)
A solution of a substance (e.g., dextran) used for transfusion after hemorrhage or shock as a substitute for plasma.
Synonym(s): plasma expander.

plasma expander

Any substance used to increase the volume of the fluid component of circulating blood. The commonest plasma volume expander is donated human plasma obtained from anticoagulated whole blood. Other plasma expanders include dextran solution, fresh whole blood, and a range of electrolyte solutions.
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Blood plasma expander operates via the colloidal osmotic pressure induced by the macromolecules.
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We do not have a crystalloid plasma expander that reduces mortality as albumin does.
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The goal of this study is to demonstrate that Hemospan can increase oxygen supply to severely compromised tissue, conclusively establishing it as an 'oxygen-carrying plasma expander,'" said Dr.