The blood substitute
can prove to be a boon for many patients who face the problem of unavailability of blood in emergency situations.
This data driven report contains over 20 links to online copies of actual blood substitutes
deals and contract documents as submitted to the Securities Exchange Commission by companies and their partners, where available.
The development of a blood substitute
that not only carries oxygen, but also increases the level of red blood cells, could have broad applications in medicine, especially trauma, elective surgery, acute anemia, cancer and heart disease.
This would be a small but welcome improvement in the clinical laboratory, regardless of whether blood substitutes
are in use.
In the work on fluorocarbons, researchers are pursuing a longer-lasting blood substitute
Genetic engineers also have joined the quest for blood substitutes
Basic laboratory methods for studying various aspects of blood substitutes
(such as preparation, analysis, safety, efficacy, and animal studies) are also outlined in detail in the appropriate chapters.
1 The contract is successive supplies of medicines, infusion solutions and blood substitutes
for particular nutritional products, pharmaceutical raw materials and packaging, vaccines, surgical and specialist surgical suture materials and containers for blood to the Hospital Pharmacy Healthcare Ministry of the Interior in Wroclaw, character matters: ZZ-APT -2375-4 / 14.
are now in phase III trials in the US--and poised to come on the market in the next few months.
Bucci, an expert in blood substitutes
at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, thinks Parsegian's results may mean that blood substitutes
need to be encapsulated with water in order to work.