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It is common in small animal clinical practice to administer fluids in order to replace water deficits or to treat diseases. One of the indications of the fluid therapy is treatment of low intravascular volume, which begins with crystalloid administration. Colloids, however, are more effective in...

Sawas, I.; Papastefanou, A.; Anagnostou, T.
Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, Athens, Greece
Deltion tes Ellenikes Kteniatrikes Etaireias = Journal of the Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, 2010, 61, 2, pp 154-166

Recording blood pressure, and the measurement of haemodilution and of lethal re-bleeding volume, were used to compare the efficiency of various preparations (including British products) of dextrans and polyvinylpyrrolidone, in anaesthetized cats rendered hypo-tensive by standard severe haemorrhage...

Simon, S.
Acta Physiologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae, 1956, 10, pp 268-277