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Published by Birkhäuser Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Haematology,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Hemoglobins,
  • Medical Hematology,
  • Science,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Health/Fitness,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • Biotechnology,
  • Hematology,
  • Blood,
  • Science / Biology,
  • Substitute,
  • metabolism,
  • Blood Substitutes

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsRobert M. Winslow (Editor), Kim D. Vandegriff (Editor), Marcos Intaglietta (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8074562M
ISBN 100817638784
ISBN 109780817638788

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Blood Substitutes describes the rationale, current approaches, clinical efficacy, and design issues for all blood substitutes now in clinical trials. The many summary diagrams and tables help make the book accessible to readers such as surgeons and blood bankers, who have less technical expertise than the biochemists and hematologists who are Author: Robert M. Winslow. The development of a safe and effective blood substitute would greatly improve the emergency treatment of accident victims and wounded soldiers, as .   Hopefully, as better blood substitutes are developed and enter routine clinical use, the need for blood transfusions in the operative and trauma settings will decrease. Large-scale production of blood substitutes would also help to meet the anticipated increase in demand for blood as the population ages and the blood donor pool diminishes. Blood Substitutes and Oxygen Carriers 1st Edition. by Thomas Ming Swi Chang (Editor), International Symposium on Blood Substit (Editor) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important? ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Author: Thomas Ming Swi Chang.

This book includes up-to-date clinical results of leading companies which are manufacturing hemoglobin-based or fluorocarbon-based blood substitutes, and covers issues of hemoglobin toxicity and side effects such as vasoconstriction in more detail using carefully designed in vivo and ex vivo techniques. Get this from a library! Blood substitutes. [Robert M Winslow;] -- Blood substitutes are solutions designed for use in patients who need blood transfusions, but for whom whole blood is not available, or is not safe. This interest has intensified in the wake of the.   The NHS researchers were quick to point out that while blood substitutes can be a vital bridge to helping people in acute situations, blood . ideal blood substitute should also have the oxygen-carrying capacity of hemoglobin, be less antigenic, require no compati-bility testing, have a long shelf life (preferably at room temper-ature), have a long intravascular half life, and be free of toxic-ity, side effects, and pathogens,21 Overview of the development of blood substitutes 2.

  Red Blood Cell Substitutes. Red blood cells (RBCs) isolated from donated blood are an important component widely used to save patients’ lives via oxygen-carrying capacity owing to hemoglobin (Hb).8 However, there are complications associated with transfusion of RBCs to patients. These complications can be divided into noninfectious and infectious and Cited by: This book is not a "proceedings" volume. Rather the chapters are essays by experts in the field of blood substitutes, invited by the editors to con­ tribute to the "Current Issues in Blood Substitutes Research and Development" course given in San Diego, March The contributors were. About this book. Introduction. This volume contains a collection of essays by selected authors who are active in the field of blood substitutes research or closely allied disciplines. These essays were delivered as lectures by the authors at the second annual "Current Issues in Blood Substitute Research and Development - " course sponsored. This volume contains a collection of essays by selected authors who are active in the field of blood substitutes research or closely allied disciplines. These essays were delivered as lectures by the authors at the second annual "Current Issues in Blood Substitute Research and Development - ".