Patent Number: 6,167,887

Title: Selected C-10 perfluorinated hydrocarbons for liquid ventilation and artificial blood

Abstract: Perfluorinated alkylcyclohexane and alkyl cyclopentane derivatives of the empirical formula C.sub.10 F.sub.20 boil at atmospheric pressure in the range of C. and are utilized as mediums for gas transport in liquid ventilation and in artificial blood. Compounds of the C.sub.10 F.sub.20 formula which can exist only as a single stereoisomer are preferred as mediums for gas transport.

Inventors: Clark; Leland C. (Cincinnati, OH), Hoffmann; Richard E. (Beavercreek, OH)

Assignee: Synthetic Blood International, Inc.

International Classification: A61K 9/00 (20060101); A61K 31/025 (20060101); A61K 31/02 (20060101); A61B 019/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018