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Blood Substitutes MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Blood Substitutes
Tree Number(s)
D27.505.954.502.140
J01.637.087.249
Unique ID
D001802
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001802
Annotation
PLASMA SUBSTITUTES is also available
Scope Note
Substances that are used in place of blood, for example, as an alternative to BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS after blood loss to restore BLOOD VOLUME and oxygen-carrying capacity to the blood circulation, or to perfuse isolated organs.
Entry Term(s)
Artificial Blood
Artificial Erythrocytes
Artificial Hemoglobin
Blood, Artificial
Erythrocyte Substitutes
Hemoglobin Substitutes
Red Cell Substitutes
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
WH 450
Previous Indexing
Erythrocytes (1968-1980)
Hemoglobins (1968-1980)
Plasma Substitutes (1968-1980)
See Also
Artificial Cells
Bloodless Medical and Surgical Procedures
Public MeSH Note
81; was see PLASMA SUBSTITUTES 1963-80
Online Note
search PLASMA SUBSTITUTES 1966-80
History Note
81; was see PLASMA SUBSTITUTES 1963-80
Date Established
1981/01/01
Date of Entry
1980/04/02
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Blood Substitutes Preferred
Artificial Erythrocytes Narrower
Artificial Hemoglobin Narrower
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