Published in Blood Weekly, May 11th, 2006
Studies indicate that about one-third of all severe head injury patients show reduced brain oxygen tension during the first 6 to 12 hours following injury, and this is associated with a poorer clinical outcome. Patients who die from severe brain injury have abnormally low brain oxygen levels. Oxycyte, Synthetic Blood's proprietary perfluorocarbon (PFC) therapeutic oxygen carrier and blood substitute, is being...
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