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Fig. 2 | Perioperative Medicine

Fig. 2

From: Fluid resuscitation practices in cardiac surgery patients in the USA: a survey of health care providers

Fig. 2

First choice of intravenous fluid for patients needing volume expansion during CPB when not experiencing significant blood lossa (scenario 1, n = 124). CPB, cardiopulmonary bypass; HES, hydroxyethyl starch. Superscript S denotes the difference between specialties that are statistically significant at P  <  .05. aResponses to the following question: Which of the following is your first choice for a patient who needs volume expansion during cardiovascular surgery with CPB who is not experiencing significant blood loss?

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