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Volume Therapy



Fresenius Kabi are innovators in the area of volume replacement and provide a range of hydroxyethyl starches for this purpose. Hydroxyethyl starches are powerful colloids derived from maize and are classified as plasma substitutes. They are used to maintain, replace or expand plasma volume prophylactically or therapeutically in hypovolaemia or circulatory shock (such as in surgery, trauma, sepsis and burns). Fresenius Kabi manufacture Voluven® and HAES-steril® 10%; each is suitable for particular patient groups.


Fresenius Kabi manufacture Propoven® 1% & 2% for induction and maintenance of anaesthesia.

Sterile Solutions

Fresenius Kabi manufactures and markets a complete range of licensed standard intravenous infusion solutions for all your infusion therapy requirements. Products are all manufactured in GMP-approved licensed facilities with appropriate "Quality System" accreditation and are available in a variety of pack volumes and presentations (PVC Steriflex® bags, non-PVC flexible Freeflex® bags, or semi-rigid polyethylene Polyfusor® bottles) to meet your specific needs.

Available intravenous infusion solutions include the following:


  • Sodium chloride
  • Glucose
  • Sodium chloride and glucose
  • Potassium chloride and sodium chloride
  • Potassium chloride and glucose
  • Potassium chloride, sodium chloride and glucose
  • Sodium bicarbonate
  • Colloids
  • Other

Irrigation Systems

Irrigation is a vital component for a wide range of endoscopic surgical procedures and Fresenius Kabi is a leading supplier in this field. Flowfusor® is a purpose designed irrigation system for surgery in Urology and Gynaecology. A range of solutions in environmentally friendly polypropylene bottles is available, together with dedicated administration sets for use in all procedures that deliver high flow rates at low pressure.

Fresenius Kabi also manufactures a range of specialist urology products, including drapes and urinary drainage bags. For further information on these and the supply of custom-made "hospital procedure packs" please contact us.