Systemic oxygen delivery by peritoneal perfusion of oxygen microbubbles.


Severe hypoxemia refractory to pulmonary mechanical ventilation remains life-threatening in critically ill patients. Peritoneal ventilation has long been desired for extrapulmonary oxygenation owing to easy access of the peritoneal cavity for catheterization and the relative safety compared to an extracorporeal circuit. Unfortunately, prior attempts… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2013.12.070


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