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Hemodilution Summary

Description: Reduction of blood viscosity usually by the addition of cell free solutions. Used clinically (1) in states of impaired microcirculation, (2) for replacement of intraoperative blood loss without homologous blood transfusion, and (3) in cardiopulmonary bypass and hypothermia.

Also Known As: Hemodilutions

Networked: 1422 relevant articles (88 outcomes, 134 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Hemodilution is Relevant

  1. Hemorrhage : 9 outcomes 12 studies in 129 results
  2. Stroke (Strokes) : 7 outcomes 13 studies in 75 results
  3. Ischemia : 7 outcomes 6 studies in 67 results
  4. Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) : 7 outcomes 4 studies in 81 results
  5. Shock : 5 outcomes 1 study in 31 results
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Drugs Related to Hemodilution

  1. Oxygen
  2. Hemoglobins (Hemoglobin)
  3. Hetastarch (Pentastarch)
  4. diaspirin-cross-linked hemoglobin
  5. Dextrans (Dextran)
  6. Polyethylene Glycols (Polyethylene Glycol)
  7. Heparin (Liquaemin)
  8. Serum Albumin
  9. HES 130-0.4
  10. Starch (Cornstarch)
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Therapies Related to Hemodilution

  1. Resuscitation
  2. Cardiopulmonary Bypass (Heart-Lung Bypass)
  3. Blood Transfusion (Blood Transfusions)
  4. Autologous Blood Transfusion
  5. Transplants (Transplant)
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