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Table 3 Fluid volumes given

From: Perioperative clinical and economic outcomes associated with replacing first-generation high molecular weight hydroxyethyl starch (Hextend®) with low molecular weight hydroxyethyl starch (Voluven®) at a large medical center

  2009 ( n= 2,098) 2010 ( n= 2,790) P value
Total N Mean or n SD or percentage Total N Mean or n SD or percentage
Hextend intraop (ml) (mean, SD) 1,906 767 301.8     
Hextend given in PACU (ml) (mean, SD) 51 578.4 215     
Hextend entire case (ml) (mean, SD) 1,941 773.1 306.9     
Voluven given intraop (ml) (mean, SD)     2,650 905.8 495.5  
Voluven given in PACU (mean, SD)     263 645.3 260.7  
Voluven entire case (ml) (mean, SD)     2,772 933.7 518.4  
Plasmanate total (mean, SD) 220 467.4 346.9 31 460.5 267.8 0.5029
Lactated Ringer’s intraop (mean, SD) 1,861 2,232.7 1,324.7 2,591 1,943.7 1,098.5 <0.0001
Lactated Ringer’s PACU (mean, SD) 87 536.2 432.1 104 471.6 388.1 0.2710
Tot lac. Ringer’s (ml) (mean, SD) 1,865 2,252.9 1,332.5 2,596 1,958.9 1,106.2 <0.0001
Normal saline intraop (mean, SD) 335 932.7 766.9 488 940 739.4 0.7984
Normal saline PACU (mean, SD) 12 175.3 158.1 45 194 205.7 0.8882
Tot N saline (ml) (Mean, SD) 344 914.5 767.4 524 892.1 744.5 0.5633
RBC’s intraop (mean, SD) 388 1,166.7 1,406.3 505 1,058.3 1,084.5 0.4291
RBC’s PACU (mean, SD) 72 597.9 313.6 82 557.6 227.9 0.8751
RBC’s total (mean, SD) 433 1,144.9 1,342.3 564 1,028.7 1,039.8 0.1790
FFP intraop (mean, SD) 123 1,069.5 1,095.3 171 947.7 938.8 0.1482
FFP PACU (mean, SD) 10 407.2 150.6 8 485.9 160.6 0.4205
Tot FFP (ml) (mean, SD) 131 1,035.3 1,071.2 177 937.5 926.6 0.2260
Cryoprecipitate intraop (mean, SD) 10 161.6 68.5 30 149.5 94.3 0.3885
Cryoprecipitate total (mean, SD) 10 161.6 68.5 31 147.9 93.1 0.3502
  1. Intraop, intra-operative; ml, milliliters; PACU, post-anesthesia care units; Tot, Total; ml, milliliters; Lac, lactated Ringer’s; N, normal; RBC, red blood cell; FFP, fresh frozen plasma.