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 144-146.degree. 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