November 25, 2012

Hydroxyethyl Starch or Saline for Fluid Resuscitation in Intensive Care.

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This randomized controlled trial compared the use of hydroxyethyl starch (HES) versus saline for fluid resuscitation. While there was no significant difference in 90-day mortality, patients who received resuscitation with HES were more likely to have renal injuryand be treated with renal-replacement therapy.

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