Comparison of Hydroxyethyl starch 130/0.4 (6%) with commonly used agents in an experimental Pleurodesis model


KAPICIBAŞI H. O. , KİRAZ H. A. , Gok N. D.

BMC PULMONARY MEDICINE, cilt.20, 2020 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

Özet

Background: Hydroxyethyl Starch (HES) 130/0.4 (6%) is a commonly used intravascular volume expander with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. In this study, we aimed to compare the histopathologic activity of HES 130/0.4 (6%) with various widely-used agents in pleurodesis.