Plasma Substitutes


Blood Expanders

Expanders, Blood

Expanders, Plasma Volume

Plasma Volume Expanders

Substitutes, Plasma

Volume Expanders, Plasma

Any liquid used to replace blood plasma, usually a saline solution, often with serum albumins, dextrans or other preparations. These substances do not enhance the oxygen- carrying capacity of blood, but merely replace the volume. They are also used to treat dehydration.