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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 effect of gelatin on mortality was not different when compared to only a) crystalloids (OR 1.
58,59) Taken together, the data suggest that DCR practices improve outcomes in coagulopathic trauma patients by using more plasma and other blood components in ratios closer to whole blood, and by reducing the use of large volumes of crystalloids in the resuscitation.
While neither colloids nor crystalloids contain oxygen-carrying hemeproteins, they may limit ischemia by facilitating the circulation of available red blood cells and by enabling the transport of dissolved oxygen.
Interpretation & conclusions: Pre-operative intravenous fluid supplementation using crystalloids and colloids results in significantly decreased incidence of PONV.
Alternatively 5 mg may be added to a litre of the crystalloid infusion.
Features most helpful for the diagnosis of cancer after radiotherapy are chiefly architectural: infiltrative growth, perineural invasion, intraluminal crystalloids, blue mucin secretions, the absence of corpora amylacea, and the presence of concomitant high-grade PIN (Table 4; Figure 3, C).
The breakdown according to the different types of fluids administered included crystalloids, 5,461 [+ or -] 3,338 mL; blood, 3,935 [+ or -] 3,257 mL; fresh frozen plasma, 320 [+ or -] 445 mL; and colloids and other blood products, 583 [+ or -] 874 mL.
Hypervolemia is accomplished by infusion of crystalloids, such as normal saline or lactated ringers, or colloids, such as albumin or fresh frozen plasma (FFP).
13]/L, and the PIB crystalloids, whose concentrations are equal to or often 25%-50% of the spore content (5,36).
A Cochrane review [1] showed no mortality advantage from HES, albumin, modified gelatins or dextran when compared with crystalloids.
We used hydroxyethyl starch due to its greater volume expansion effect and longer intravascular persistence compared to crystalloids (13).