hydroxyethyl starch


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hydroxyethyl starch

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HES

Any one of several modified starches with differing molecular weights, used as plasma volume expanders because of their colloidal properties. Examples include hetastarch and pentastarch.

hydroxyethyl starch

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Early fluid resuscitation with hyperoncotic hydroxyethyl starch 200/05 (10%) in severe burn injury.
A comparison of the haemodynamic effects of 4% succinylated gelatin, 6% hydroxyethyl starch (200/0.
CPP = cerebral perfusion pressure; CSF = cerebral spinal fluid; HS-HES = hypersaline hydroxyethyl starch sodium; HSD = dextran solution; ICP = intracranial pressure; MAP = mean arterial pressure; SAH = subarachnoid hemorrhage; TBI = traumatic brain injury.
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Zarychanski R, Abou-Setta AM, Turgeon AF, et al Association of hydroxyethyl starch administration with mortality and acute kidney injury in critically ill patients requiring volume resuscitation: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Hydroxyethyl starch and modified fluid gelatin maintain plasma volume in a porcine model of septic shock with capillary leakage.
Fluid resuscitation with 6% hydroxyethyl starch (13/0.
Large-dose administration of 6% hydroxyethyl starch 200/0.
Acid-base changes caused by 5% albumin versus 6% hydroxyethyl starch solution in patients undergoing acute normovolaemic hemodilution.
The findings of CHEST (The Crystalloid vs Hydroxyethyl Starch Trial) have the potential to change the way patients are treated in ICUs across the world.
Independent samples t-tests were performed to compare groups for data expressed as mean [+ or -] SD including maternal age, weight, height, gestational age, total volume of infused hydroxyethyl starch, spinal puncture-skin incision interval, skin incision-skin closure interval, uterine incision-delivery interval, baseline SBP, baseline HR, ephedrine dose, neonatal weight and umbilical arterial pH.
In Japan, meetings were held with Ajinomoto, the supplier of hydroxyethyl starch for BioTime blood plasma volume expanders, and Summit Pharmaceuticals International, BioTime's consultants for Japanese licensing.