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crystalloid

1. resembling or having the appearance or properties of a crystal or crystalloid
2. a substance that in solution can pass through a semipermeable membrane
3. Botany any of numerous crystals of protein occurring in certain seeds and other storage organs
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The most common regimen is to add 10-40 U of oxytocin in 1 L crystalloid solution and initiate the oxytocin infusion following delivery of the baby.
The operation took 6 hrs 4 units of packed red cells 400 mL of fresh frozen plasma 1700 mL of cell salvage 4100 mL of crystalloid solution and 3000 mL of colloid solution were transfused totally and the urine was
6,7] The initial resuscitation is with isotonic crystalloid solution.
Revision sistematica y Meta-analisis, (1) perform, with a valid and relevant question, a systematic review and meta-analysis in order to determine the best crystalloid solution option for post-operatively managing patients that underwent kidney transplants, specifically when there are outcomes of hyperchloremic acidosis metabolic acidosis, hyperkalemia, volume of fluids infused, and renal graft failure.
Riley et al stated that about 75 Percent of intravenous crystalloid solution diffuses into the interstitial space and, hence, about 2.
Adequate amounts of the correct crystalloid solution should be given; in adult patients up to 2--4 litres might be needed (additionally both the legs can be raised to centrally pool the blood volume and to improve the preload of the heart).
Crystalloid solution should be given at twice or thrice the volume of blood to be collected, as they will be redistributed throughout both the intravascular and extravascular spaces.
Also prevention and treatment of hypotension by crystalloid solution may produce pulmonary edema.
Approximately 750 ml of crystalloid solution was given intraoperatively and the estimated blood loss was 400 ml.
Infusing a crystalloid solution (normal saline or lactated Ringer's solution) or stored packed red blood cells without clotting factors into a hemorrhaging patient will dilute the clotting factors and can actually make the patient more coagulopathic.
1), published in the current issue of the journal authors have shown that use of blood cardioplegia in the reperfusion period after aortic cross clamp in patients with diabetes mellitus type II undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting surgery was superior to crystalloid solution in terms of myocardial protection as assessed by the degree of nitric oxide (NO) release.