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extender

[ik′sten·dər]
(chemistry)
A material used to dilute or extend or change the properties of resins, ceramics, paints, rubber, and so on.
(electricity)
A male or female receptacle connected by a short cable to make a test point more conveniently accessible to a test probe.

extender

1. A white, inert mineral pigment of low opacity; used in paints to provide bulk, texture, or a lower gloss or to reduce paint cost. Common extenders are calcium carbonate, silica, diatomaceous earth, talc, and clay.
2. A substance added to synthetic resin adhesives to increase volume and reduce cost without affecting quality.
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95) The pamphlet recommends various aqueous solutions; including saline, Ringer's solution, and Hetastarch.
This may be achieved through the administration of blood products as well as hypertonic or normal saline and other plasma expanders such as hetastarch.
Nonplasma expanders such as saline solutions, Ringer's lactate, and hetastarch can be used to replace lost fluid volume.
Fluid resuscitation in circulatory shock: a comparison of the cardiorespiratory effects of albumin, hetastarch, and saline solutions in patients with hypovolemic and septic shock.
Hextend is a formulation of 6% hetastarch combined with a physiologically balanced crystalloid carrier that more closely mirrors plasma electrolyte balance than 6% hetastarch in 0.
Supportive treatment included methylcobalamin (1500mcg/day), betahistine (24mg TID), Ginkgo biloba, vinpocetine, xanthinol, intravenous hetastarch (1mg/kg/day).
Empirical treatment was initiated with butorphanol (2-4 mg/kg IM ql2h; Torbugesic, Fort Dodge Animal Health, Fort Dodge, IA, USA), carprofen (1 mg/kg PO ql2h; Rimadyl, Pfizer Animal Health, Exton, PA, USA), amoxicillin trihydrate with clavulanate potassium (75 mg/kg PO ql2h; Clavamox, Pfizer Animal Health), hetastarch (1.
Sharma et al recently observed that patients given 500 ml of hetastarch had a 21 Percent incidence of hypotension after spinal anesthesia with lidocaine for postpartum tubal ligation compared to a 55 Percent incidence in patients given 1000 ml of LR14.
Comparison of the hemodynamic and oxygen transport responses to modified fluid gelatin and hetastarch in critically ill patients: a prospective, randomized trial.
In addition to crystalloid fluids such as LRS, NaCl, dextrose, and Normosol-R, colloids such as Hetastarch or plasma may be used to combat hypoalbuminemia.
Cryobanks realized a time-savings of 50 minutes per cord blood unit using PrepaCyte-CB compared to its previous hetastarch processing method.
Rapid IV fluid infusion was instituted including hetastarch.