Isolyte® S is a balanced crystalloid solution created by B. Braun Medical Inc. As a cardiothoracic anesthesiologist and intensivist, it’s the crystalloid I use the most in the perioperative and ICU settings. Compared to lactated Ringers, here are the constituents of the two fluids:
|Isolyte S||Lactated Ringers|
Although I prefer Isolyte S, I’ll take any balanced crystalloid solution over normal saline! 🙂
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