volume expander


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volume expander

Any solution used as an intravenous infusion to increase blood pressure by treating relative or absolute dehydration. Such expanders include isotonic or balanced solutions, solutions containing crystalloids, (such as lactated Ringer solution), dextrans, and blood components.
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These findings suggest that it is difficult to reach a complete volume increase with bigger final volume expanders, probably due to higher pressure distribution to the underlying bone surface.
Qatar Pharma is the first IV infusion factory in Qatar producing life-saving pharmaceutical products such as antibacterial, antibiotic volume expanders and amino acids.
Located in Ahmed-abad, CLL's manufacturing range includes blood products, anti-infectives, parenterals, plasma volume expanders and intravenous bags.
Treatment includes fluids and volume expanders to facilitate clearance of the toxic materials by increasing urine output to as much as 300 mL/hour (Criddle, 2003).
In addition to its stem cell products, BioTime develops blood plasma volume expanders, blood replacement solutions for hypothermic (low temperature) surgery, and technology for use in surgery, emergency trauma treatment and other applications.
Synthetic plasma volume expanders: their pharmacology, safety and clinical efficacy.
Similarly, starch containing volume expanders can be used as an alternative to gelatin based volume expanders.
Making use of the JV platform, Claris expects to sharpen focus on its anti-infectives, plasma volume expanders and parenteral nutrition therapies business in India and expand it to other emerging markets with the help of Otsuka's marketing network.
Having latest equipment in the IV field, Qatar Pharma will provide a wide range of life-saving IV solutions including anti-bacterial, anti-biotic, volume expanders, amino acids, neonatal poly electrolytes, carbohydrates, rehydration IV and irrigation.
Blood substitutes were then addressed in a session that focused on the effects of the newer oxygen-carrying plasma volume expanders on common clinical laboratory procedures.