Albumin infusion increases the volume of distribution of albumin: a randomized clinical trial in postoperative patients after major surgery

Fresh off the press from Lund, Sweden, this interesting investigation. https://ccforum.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13054-019-2477-7 Sixty four post-surgical patients with normal heart rate and blood pressure were given human albumin solution 5% in a volume equivalent to 25% of their normal plasma volume in case they were hypovolaemic. How did that get past the ethics committee? The volume of…… Continue reading Albumin infusion increases the volume of distribution of albumin: a randomized clinical trial in postoperative patients after major surgery