Lung, Artificial: Current Research And Future Directions

Authored by: William J. Federspiel , Robert G. Svitek

Encyclopedia of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, Second Edition

Print publication date:  May  2008
Online publication date:  May  2008

Print ISBN: 9781420078022
eBook ISBN: 9781498761437
Adobe ISBN:

10.1081/E-EBBE2-120022417

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Abstract

This entry reviews the current state of research on next-generation artificial lungs for support of patients with failing lungs by discussing the basic operational principles of artificial lungs and the current clinical applications of standard blood and oxygenators.

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