Published in Blood Weekly, September 23rd, 1996
LEH is an experimental artificial oxygen-carrying resuscitative fluid that is being developed for use in patients with post-traumatic hypotension, noted Victoria Kwasiborski, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C., and colleagues (Artificial Cells, Blood Substitutes, and Immobilization Biotechnology, 1996;24(4):abstract 373).
Liposomes are biodegradable capsules that allow oxygen diffusion while encapsulating the hemoglobin within an aqueous environment.
Numerous animal studies have demonstrated that liposomes with hemoglobin have...
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