phlebotomy

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phlebotomy

[flə′bäd·ə·mē]
(medicine)
The withdrawal of blood from a vein.
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Serum ferritin was lower in the phlebotomized group because of the treatment.
Hemochromatosis Subject(a) Median (range) Age All 58 (31-80) Hemoglobin (g/L) All 155 (131-167) Phlebotomized 156 (131-167) Nonphlebotomized 142 (141-144) Serum ferritin All 54 (14-1,314) ([micro]g/L) Phlebotomized 44 (14-168) Nonphlebotomized 1,030 (780-1,314) Transferrin All 78 (36-98) saturation (%) Phlebotomized 78 (36-98) Nonphlebotomized 89 (51-95) Blood cadmium All 0.
a) All subjects (n = 21), phlebotomized subjects (n = 18), and nonphlebotomized subjects (n = 3).
Concentrations of cadmium, but not lead, increased with increasing age in both controls and in phlebotomized HH subjects, although the increase was more pronounced in the latter group.