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  • n. The univalent radical HO-CH2-CH2- derived from ethylene glycol


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  • Boldt has published more than 200 studies, many on a colloid product called hydroxyethyl starch, or HES.

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  • Mosquera tested positive for hydroxyethyl starch HES, a banned plasma expander that can be used as a masking agent for EPO.

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  • In a document developed by the Physical and Theoretical Chemical Lab at Oxford University, toxicology information on hydroxyethyl cellulose has it listed as a "severe irritant" and includes the note, "laboratory experiments have shown mutagenic effects."

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  • A statement from the UCI on Thursday said a urine sample from Sevilla showed β€œan adverse analytical finding of hydroxyethyl starch (HES)” in tests at the WADA-accredited laboratory in Bogota.

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  • The UCI announced Thursday that it has provisionally suspended Oscar Sevilla after the Spanish rider tested positive for hydroxyethyl starch in a urine sample collected last month at the Vuelta a Colombia.

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  • Mr Boldt received funding from manufacturers of hydroxyethyl starch HES - the colloid he most strongly advocated - including B. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • In a rocky year for cycling, Tour of Spain runner-up Ezequiel Mosquera tested positive for the banned plasma substitute hydroxyethyl starch.

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  • In patients with sepsis, the infusion of hydroxyethyl starch, as compared with albumin, was associated with reduced release of circulating soluble adhesion molecules, suggesting a reduction in endothelial cell activation and injury. 54 This mechanism may partially account for a preservation of microvascular cross-sectional area that has been observed with hydroxyethyl starch solutions in experimental sepsis. 55 Hetastarch can cause dose-dependent decreases in factor VIII activity and prolongation of partial thromboplastin time (PTT).

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  • Society of Critical Care Medicine Hydroxyethyl starch (hetastarch) is a synthetic colloid formed from hydroxyethyl-substituted branch-chain amylopectin.

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  • Effects of hydroxyethyl starch after trauma - hemorrhagic shock: restoration of macrophage integrity and prevention of increased IL-6 levels.

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