transfusion

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transfusion

the injection of blood, blood plasma, etc., into the blood vessels of a patient

transfusion

[tranz′fyü·zhən]
(medicine)
The administration of blood, or one of its components, as a part of treatment.
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23] A low reticulocyte count was observed by Koenig in foetuses treated with intrauterine transfusion.
Doppler ultrasound velocimetry for timing the second intrauterine transfusion in fetuses with anemia from red cell alloimmunization.
Treatment of fetal anemia due to red-cell al-loimmunization with intrauterine transfusions in the Netherlands, 1988-1999.
Correlation between middle cerebral artery peak systolic velocity and fetal hemoglobin after 2 previous intrauterine transfusions.
The second group of pregnant women who need an intrauterine transfusion are those with parvovirus - also known as slapped cheek - a viral infection which can be caught from dogs and lives in red blood cells.

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