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Title: Method for inducing hypothermia

Abstract

Systems for phase-change particulate slurry cooling equipment and methods to induce hypothermia in a patient through internal and external cooling are provided. Subcutaneous, intravascular, intraperitoneal, gastrointestinal, and lung methods of cooling are carried out using saline ice slurries or other phase-change slurries compatible with human tissue. Perfluorocarbon slurries or other slurry types compatible with human tissue are used for pulmonary cooling. And traditional external cooling methods are improved by utilizing phase-change slurry materials in cooling caps and torso blankets.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1];  [2]
  1. Chicago, IL
  2. Palos Park, IL
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
984968
Patent Number(s):
7422601
Application Number:
11/124,958
Assignee:
CHO
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
A - HUMAN NECESSITIES A61 - MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE A61F - FILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS
C - CHEMISTRY C09 - DYES C09K - MATERIALS FOR MISCELLANEOUS APPLICATIONS, NOT PROVIDED FOR ELSEWHERE
DOE Contract Number:  
W-31109-ENG-38
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
60 APPLIED LIFE SCIENCES

Citation Formats

Becker, Lance B, Hoek, Terry Vanden, and Kasza, Kenneth E. Method for inducing hypothermia. United States: N. p., 2008. Web.
Becker, Lance B, Hoek, Terry Vanden, & Kasza, Kenneth E. Method for inducing hypothermia. United States.
Becker, Lance B, Hoek, Terry Vanden, and Kasza, Kenneth E. Tue . "Method for inducing hypothermia". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/984968.
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abstractNote = {Systems for phase-change particulate slurry cooling equipment and methods to induce hypothermia in a patient through internal and external cooling are provided. Subcutaneous, intravascular, intraperitoneal, gastrointestinal, and lung methods of cooling are carried out using saline ice slurries or other phase-change slurries compatible with human tissue. Perfluorocarbon slurries or other slurry types compatible with human tissue are used for pulmonary cooling. And traditional external cooling methods are improved by utilizing phase-change slurry materials in cooling caps and torso blankets.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2008},
month = {9}
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