Published in Blood Weekly, May 13th, 1996
Dr. George V. Letsou, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, presented the results of his research on ice-cold blood substitution with the blood plasma volume expander and hypothermic blood substitute, Hextend, at the meeting. In the study, whole body perfusion with cold, oxygenated Hextend was shown to protect the heart and brain of laboratory animals during four hours of deep hypothermia.
Letsou said, "chilled blood...
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