Blood substitutes: Hemoglobin-based oxygen carriers

Academic Article


  • Blood product substitutes, particularly the hemoglobin-based oxygen carriers, represent one of the most exciting fields of research and development in modern medicine. The concept has been several decades in the making, and with products in phase III clinical trials, the use of hemoglobin-based oxygen carriers may be close to reality. The potential applications are limitless with interest from the military and civilian sectors.
  • Authors

    Digital Object Identifier (doi)

    Pubmed Id

  • 6249269
  • Author List

  • Fitzpatrick CM; Kerby JD
  • Start Page

  • 261
  • End Page

  • 266
  • Volume

  • 17
  • Issue

  • 3 SPEC. ISS.