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Hetastarch as a prime for cardiopulmonary bypass.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6184024     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Hetastarch, a synthetic colloid osmotic plasma volume expander, was employed in a prime for cardiopulmonary bypass in 37 patients undergoing myocardial revascularization. Comparison of laboratory values to those of 42 patients undergoing myocardial revascularization using an albumin-containing prime showed lower postoperative platelet counts (p less than 0.02) with hetastarch. There were no differences in chest tube drainage, blood use, plasma hemoglobin, fibrinogen levels, of coagulation times. The hetastarch prime cost $119.50 per patient, whereas the albumin-containing prime cost $321.35 per patient.
Authors:
D A Palanzo; G V Parr; A P Bull; D R Williams; M J O'Neill; J A Waldhausen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  34     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  1982 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-01-19     Completed Date:  1983-01-19     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  680-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Albumins / administration & dosage
Cardiopulmonary Bypass*
Coronary Disease / surgery
Costs and Cost Analysis
Hetastarch* / administration & dosage
Humans
Middle Aged
Molecular Weight
Myocardial Revascularization / economics
Plasma Substitutes* / administration & dosage
Starch* / analogs & derivatives
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Albumins; 0/Plasma Substitutes; 9005-25-8/Starch; 9005-27-0/Hetastarch

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