hydroxyethyl starch

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hydroxyethyl starch



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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Resuscitation with hydroxyethyl starch improves renal function and lactate clearance in penetrating trauma in a randomized controlled study: The FIRST Trial (Fluids in Resuscitation of Severe Trauma).
Effects of colloid solutions on ischemia-reperfusioninduced periosteal microcirculatory and inflammatory reactions: comparison of dextran, gelatin, and hydroxyethyl starch.
According to the type of injection solution, we divided all of them into 6 subgroups including fibrinogen mixture (FM), dextrose (DE), sodium hyaluronic acid (SHA), succinylated gelatin (SG), hydroxyethyl starch (HES), and mesna (ME).
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.
Later, multi-center studies (clinical study 6S--The Crystalloid versus Hydroxyethyl Starch Trial (CHEST)) reignited the debate and lead to the November 2013 alert from the European Medicines Agency (PRAC) recommending the suspension of HES.
To the Editor: The Medicines Control Council of South Africa recently lifted the suspension on the use of all medicines containing hydroxyethyl starch (HES), with the exclusion of, among other contraindications, patients with severe burns.
In vivo investigation into the effects of hemodilution with hydroxyethyl starch (HES 200/0.
We used hydroxyethyl starch due to its greater volume expansion effect and longer intravascular persistence compared to crystalloids (13).