The effects of hemoglobin glutamer-200 (Bovine) on the microcirculation in a canine hypovolemia model: A noninvasive computer-assisted intravital microscopy study.
Cheung ATW, Jahr JS, Driessen B, et al.
Anesth Analg 2001;93(4):832-838.
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The authors present a dog model of hemorrhage (similar to 40% blood loss) that will be useful for the evaluation of treatment(s) of severe hypovolemia. In this case, hemoglobin glutamer-200 was used to restore the circulating blood volume and oxygen carrying capacity. However, the authors’ conclusions are limited by the small number of dogs studied and the lack of a control (non-blood resuscitation) group.
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