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Perfluorocarbons have been used in various medical applications, both in trials and in routine use, in human subjects, for some forty years, indicating this material has zero toxicity to humans.

  • Blood extender
  • Eye surgury
  • Wound healing
  • Liquid breathing
  • Ulcer treatment

Perfluoro-2 -methylpentane specifically is used as a nasal spray for cooling the brain of stroke victims.

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