Dec
2002

Perfluorochemical ”red blood cell substitutes”: the continued search for an indication. [Editorial]

Tremper KK
Anesthesiology 2002;97(6):1333-1334.
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The author criticizes, quite rightly and not without reason, the study by Spahn et al. on a number of issues. However, he recognizes that, at the end of the day, this is “clearly the largest and most thorough effort to date to examine the utility of these compounds in operative medicine”. The quest for the optimal use of oxygen carriers goes on…

– Jean-Franois Hardy