The role of blood and plasma viscosity in restoring oxygen delivery capacity

Amy G. Tsai, Judith Martini, Beatriz Y. Salazar Vázquez, Pedro Cabrales, Seetharama A. Acharya, Marcos Intaglietta

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Abstract

It is a generalized perception that blood products are needed when oxygen (O2) delivery capacity is jeopardized by the decrease of blood's intrinsic O2 carrying capacity due to the decrease of hematocrit (Hct) or blood hemoglobin.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHemoglobin-Based Oxygen Carriers as Red Cell Substitutes and Oxygen Therapeutics
PublisherSpringer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Pages75-93
Number of pages19
Volume9783642407178
ISBN (Electronic)9783642407178
ISBN (Print)3642407161, 9783642407161
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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    Tsai, A. G., Martini, J., Salazar Vázquez, B. Y., Cabrales, P., Acharya, S. A., & Intaglietta, M. (2013). The role of blood and plasma viscosity in restoring oxygen delivery capacity. In Hemoglobin-Based Oxygen Carriers as Red Cell Substitutes and Oxygen Therapeutics (Vol. 9783642407178, pp. 75-93). Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-40717-8_4