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Plasma Substitutes MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Plasma Substitutes
Tree Number(s)
D27.505.954.502.140.500
Unique ID
D010952
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010952
Annotation
BLOOD SUBSTITUTES is also available
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Blood Expanders
Plasma Volume Expanders
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
WH 450
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Plasma Substitutes Preferred
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