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
Supportive treatment included methylcobalamin (1500mcg/day), betahistine (24mg TID), Ginkgo biloba, vinpocetine, xanthinol, intravenous hetastarch
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
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
Rapid IV fluid infusion was instituted including hetastarch