Skip Navigation LinksHome > September/October 2002 - Volume 9 - Issue 5 > Blood Substitutes and Oxygen Therapeutics: An Overview and C...
American Journal of Therapeutics:
Symposium: Blood Transfusions and Solutions

Blood Substitutes and Oxygen Therapeutics: An Overview and Current Status

Jahr, Jonathan S. *; Nesargi, Susmita B.2,3; Lewis, Kenneth2,3; Johnson, Calvin2,3

Collapse Box

Abstract

This review article discusses the development and implementation of a number of blood substitutes, including hemoglobin-based oxygen carriers (HBOCs) and perfluorocarbons. This review article will introduce the reader to blood substitutes by discussing an overview of an ideal blood substitute, the history of HBOCs and perfluorocarbons, strategies of oxygen carrying, side effects of HBOCs and perfluorocarbons, current clinical trials, and the future of blood substitutes.

© 2002 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

Login

Article Tools

Share

Search for Similar Articles
You may search for similar articles that contain these same keywords or you may modify the keyword list to augment your search.