Tetrahes

Tetrastarch

Description

TetraHES is our brand for Tetrastarch, a variant of Hydroxyethyl Starch. It falls under the category of colloidal Plasma Volume Expanders. It is a modified natural polymer of amylopectin with volume expansion properties with the average molecular weight of 1,30,000 Dalton and degree of substitution 0.4. TetraHES is a clear colorless to pale yellow solution filled in a 500 ml non-PVC bag. It is used as Plasma Volume Expander/ Blood Substitute to maintain normal blood pressure and volume in shock, hypovolemia, acute blood loss, hypotension, etc. It improves oxygen transport to all vital organs of the body.

Indications
  • Cardiac priming during cardiac surgery
  • Pre, intra & post operative volume replacement in all types of surgeries
  • Pre-loading in spinal anesthesia
  • Blood saving (ANH & AHH)
  • Burns
  • Trauma
  • Sepsis
Product variants & features
Product Strength Presentation
TetraHES 6% 500 ml in bag
Features
  • Duration of Volume Expansion: 4–6 hours
  • Volume Expansion: 100 %