Table 5

Components Used to Raise Osmolality

Oncotic pressure Osmolality Component (mmHg) (mosM)

Hespan (hetastarch)

Albumin 25% >200 239

Dextran (10% in dextrose) 130.2 319

Plasmanate (5% albumin) 16.86 239

a THAM, Tris hydroxymethyl aminomethane.

Table 6 Composition of Buckberg's Cold Blood Cardioplegic Solution

5% dextrose with 1/4 normal saline

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