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blood platelet

[′bləd ‚plāt·lət]
(histology)
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MGDF is produced by the body naturally to stimulate the production of blood platelets in bone marrow.
Patients with a low peripheral blood platelet count generally require transfusions of blood platelets, which are not only costly procedures, but also carry the risk of transmission of viral contaminants such as HIV, cytomegalovirus and hepatitis.
She also added that the platelet donation is better that blood donation as the former equals four folds of the blood platelets collected from four persons.
At the same time, however, questions have been raised about the risks of transmission of infectious diseases by blood platelet transfusions.
HyperBaric Systems is a biomedical company that has developed and is now preparing to commercialize its proprietary technology to extend the shelf life of blood platelets, the congealing component of blood.
Patients with excessive blood platelets are predisposed to an abnormally high incidence of life-threatening events associated with thrombosis.
Blood platelets are the clotting component of blood and are collected from donors and infused into cancer patients that have undergone chemotherapy and/or radiation treatments.
We so far have provided 5560 units of blood platelet to the government facilities providing dedicated facilities to the dengue fever patients, said Dr.
The Regenexx Procedures are the nation's most advanced non-surgical stem cell and blood platelet treatments for common joint injuries and degenerative joint conditions, such as osteoarthritis and avascular necrosis.
Summary: Dubai hopes to keep special blood platelet supply running smoothly even after encouraging paid donors to become unpaid volunteers by 2020, said a senior health official.
For 75% of patients with normal blood platelet counts, time off chemotherapy was associated with improved quality of life.
It interacts with blood platelets and fibrin to form a hemostatic matrix -- a gelatinous clear shield that seals the wound and stops bleeding quickly and safely.