Selective aortic arch perfusion with hemoglobin-based oxygen carrier-201 for resuscitation from exsanguinating cardiac arrest in swine.

The important message in this case is that a hemoglobin-based oxygen carrier was able to restore viable cardiovascular function after exsanguinating cardiac arrest in a swine model of liver injury with profound hemorrhagic shock. Nonetheless, the reader is left with many questions. What effect(s) of the hemoglobin solution was responsible for the favorable outcome observed―a […]