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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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The effect of recombinant activated factor VII on mortality in combat-related casualties with severe trauma and massive transfusion.
Considering the much greater magnitude of injuries and the over 3 times higher need for massive transfusion encountered in OIF and OEF compared to civilian trauma, (17) the requirement for more effective treatment is more of an urgent problem for the military.
Subsequent retrospective studies in civilians and a prospective study that was completed this year supported the military's suggestion that increasing ratios of plasma and platelets to red blood cells (RBCs) would improve survival in massive transfusions.
Hyperkalaemic ventricular fibrillation has been reported in association with massive transfusion of irradiated blood (3).
WAIKOLOA, HAWAII -- Early administration of fresh-frozen plasma to address coagulopathy can potentially reduce mortality, according to a study of 97 patients who received massive transfusions.
There have been reports of success in bleeding precipitated by a range of causes in patients with previously normal coagulation pathways, such as during cardiopulmonary bypass (2-11) and massive transfusions associated with trauma and surgery (12), as well as temporary coagulation disorders induced by liver disease (13), thrombocytopenia (14), thrombocytopathia (15) and anticoagulants (16,17).
The reduction in massive transfusions is particularly notable given that increased transfusion requirements lead to higher risk of MOF and ARDS.
The truth is that Communist North Vietnam would have folded under its own weight if not for continuous, massive transfusions of arms, fuel, food, and supplies of every kind from the Communist world.
And to have even these odds he needs massive transfusions of the rare blood type O-negative.
Level 1 (basic care) facilities have the same capacities as birth centers but also can perform common emergency procedures, such as unplanned cesarean deliveries and massive transfusions.
identify technologies for soldiers requiring massive transfusions.
Conditions that can require massive transfusions on an emergency basis include serious automobile and motorcycle accidents, accidental severing of limbs, marrow failure, burn cases, and surgeries where complications occur.

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