[Hyperosmolar volume replacement in heart surgery].Anaesthesist. 1990 Aug; 39(8):412-9.A
The ideal solution for use in volume therapy is still a matter of debate. Hypertonic sodium (HS) solutions have been advocated for resuscitation from hemorrhagic shock (small volume resuscitation). As hypertonic fluids may also be of interest in cardiac surgery, the effects of a new HS solution were studied.