volume substitute

vol·ume sub·sti·tute

infusion of cell-free or volume-expanding fluids such as dextran for replacement of fluid lost from the circulation as part of the prevention or treatment of circulatory shock.
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Highlights included a 43% sales increase in blood volume substitute Volplex as against the first half of last year, and the granting of a licence by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency to supply unlicensed medicines.
He added that Volplex, the blood plasma volume substitute, had registered several successes during the past 12 months.
SPECIALIST healthcare products company Maelor, which is based in Wrexham, has signed an exclusive distribution agreement for the sale of its blood plasma volume substitute Volplex in sub-Saharan Africa.