Plasma Substitute

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Plasma Substitute

 

a fluid that exerts the same mechanical and oncotic effects as whole blood or plasma but—unlike plasma—does not have clotting capacity or the ability to undergo an immune response.

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Tenders are invited for Plasma Expander Pentastarch 6 Percent In 500 Ml
Albumin is a plasma expander that quickly makes up for blood loss in accident victims, and is also used to treat bum patients.
Blood plasma expander operates via the colloidal osmotic pressure induced by the macromolecules.
Recently, we have done another contribution to this country and I am very proud and very happy to tell you, that we have produced first time in Pakistan, plasma, a ballot substitution, plasma expander.
The increase in second quarter revenue was offset, to a degree, by a decrease in royalties from the sale of Hextend([R]), BioTime's blood plasma expander product, and license fees related to Hextend and other plasma expander products under development.
BioTime's lead product, Hextend[R], is a blood plasma expander manufactured and distributed in the U.
5Gm Degraded Gelatine With Electrolyte 500Ml Low Molecular Weight Plasma Expander In 500Ml Bottle
BioTime's lead product, Hextend([R]), is a blood plasma expander manufactured and distributed in the U.
BioTime's lead product, Hextend([R]), is a blood plasma expander used in surgery, emergency trauma treatment and other applications.
The presentation will also include a review of the company's plasma expander products.
PentaLyte is BioTime's proprietary pentastarch-based synthetic plasma expander and is being tested in cardiac surgery in a prospective, randomized, double-blind controlled study.
PentaLyte is BioTime's proprietary pentastarch-based synthetic plasma expander similar in formulation to Hextend, designed especially for use when faster elimination of the starch component is medically desired.