• vention also encompasses application of polysaccharide by aerosol delivery to other tissues, including for example, exposed tissues during surgery, sinus passageways, burns, and mucous membranes. [0126] Polysaccharides may be delivered to the lung for slow release via encapsulation or carrier materials such as liposomes, or other drug ???shells??? such as albumin (Albunex by Molecular Biosystems),