A Research from 2012 showed that scientists developed a new microparticle filled with oxygen that can be injected into the blood stream, keeping one alive even if they cannot intake air into one’s lungs.
The microparticles are actually tiny capsules (2-4 micrometers tiny) made of a single layer of lipids surrounding a small bubble of oxygen gas. The capsule is suspended in a liquid so that the bubbles don’t get any larger.
Upon injecting the capsule-filled liquid into the bloodstream, the capsules crash into your red blood cells, transferring the oxygen gas from the capsule to the cell. About 70% of the oxygen injected successfully makes its way into the blood stream this way. This injection method was proven so successful that the scientists managed to keep rabbits with blocked windpipes alive for fifteen whole minutes.
Such Technologies are great with Non-Invasive Ventilation (NIV) Technology.
However in this need of hour we are dependent on Positive pressure or Invasive Ventilation techniques..
Perhaps most feared among medical complications occurring during mechanical ventilation or positive pressure Ventilation are pneumothorax, bronchopleural fistula, and the development of nosocomial pneumonia; these entities may owe as much to the impairment of host defenses and normal tissue integrity as to the presence of the ventilator per se.
Therefore NIV with Oxygen capsules Technologies can prove effective and beneficial……