perfluorochemical

perfluorochemical

[pər¦flür·ō′kem·ə·kəl]
(organic chemistry)
A hydrocarbon in which all the hydrogen atoms have been replaced by fluorine.
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Public health assessment: Perfluorochemical contamination in Lake Elmo and Oakdale, Washington.
Perfluorochemical liquid ventilation: from the animal laboratory to the intensive care unit.
Even though she was no longer a state employee, Oliaei, the Rachel Carson of the Upper Mississippi, completed a hefty report for the Minnesota Senate's Environment Committee titled "Investigation of Perfluorochemical (PFC) Contamination in Minnesota, Phase One.
The pancreases were preserved for no more than 8 hours by a two-layer method in which the pancreas is placed between a lower layer containing perfluorochemical and an upper layer containing the University of Wisconsin (UW) organ preservation solution.
Oxygent (perflubron emulsion) is a patent-protected, stable, and concentrated perfluorochemical (PFC)-based synthetic oxygen therapeutic developed by Alliance, which has been evaluated in late-stage clinical studies for avoidance of red blood cell transfusions during surgery.
The powder is reconstituted with water to form an osmotically stabilized suspension of microscopic spheres, or "microspheres", containing a perfluorochemical (perflexane) vapor and physiologic gases.
Oxygent is a sterile perfluorochemical emulsion that does not contain human or animal blood components.
More on the performance of the IL282 CO-oximeter in the presence of perfluorochemical emulsion, Fluosol-DA [Letter].
Perfluorochemical contamination in Lake Elmo and Oakdale, Washington County, Minnesota: Public health assessment.
Alliance, through its wholly owned subsidiary, PFC Therapeutics, is developing a synthetic therapeutic oxygen carrier, Oxygent, as a temporary red blood cell substitute, based on its proprietary perfluorochemical and surfactant technologies.
of San Diego, for example, is undertaking development of perfluorochemical substitutes with affiliates of Johnson & Johnson.