n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Haemoglobin solutions - where are we going? : more about ... anaemia
|Article Title||Haemoglobin solutions - where are we going? : more about ... anaemia|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Author||Lewis J. Levien and Joanne M. Blanckenberg|
|Publication Date||May 2008|
|Pages||254 - 256|
Haemoglobin solutions intended to transport oxygen in the plasma were first conceived and developed as an alternative to red cell transfusion. Although many different haemoglobin formulations have been manufactured and submitted to extensive clinical trials in humans, most of these products have now been abandoned because of safety concerns; only the Biopure product, Hemopure, remains available for clinical use.
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