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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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Supply - in the form of purchase or provision - delivery, installation and commissioning of autologous transfusion devices, their captive consumables and maintenance and user assistance services for all establishments from ap-hp
Intraoperative Recovery Washing of Autologous Transfusion. A Beijing Jingjing autologous-P3000 blood recovery instrument (China) was used.
In preoperative autologous transfusion, this technique can be used to collect red cell and platelet concentrate, and plasma, according to the patient's requirements.
* Collection and storage of blood for autologous transfusion will only be initiated upon the written authority of the clinician/surgeon requesting the units.
Patients who donate blood for autologous transfusion may have a lower preoperative hemoglobin concentration and are more likely to receive a red cell transfusion in the event of operative blood loss.
The autologous transfusion process firstly involves the removal of a large volume of blood inducing an increase of effective erythropoiesis and an elevated reticulocyte count (2).
Coverage includes national guidelines for clinical transfusion procedures; blood components and uses; apheresis; transfusion practices in clinical medicine, obstetrics, neonatal and pediatric care, surgery and hemorrhage, trauma and burn care, cardio-pulmonary bypass surgery, and bone marrow and solid organ transplantation; transfusion transmitted infections; protocol for transfusion reactions; autologous transfusion; fresh blood; blood group choice; umbilical cord blood; hospital transfusion committees; alternatives to transfusion; recent advances; and frequently asked questions.
Ferrari in 1987 [7] as an autologous transfusion component after an open heart operation to avoid homologous blood product transfusion.
There are three options for autologous transfusion: Preoperative autologous donation (PAD); normovolemic intraoperative hemodilution (NIH); and blood recovery from the operative field (52).
THR patient and US$1352 per TKR patient) compared with either the use of autologous transfusion or preoperative erythropoietin (8).
Whole blood transfusions are rare in modern medicine - the main use is with autologous transfusion (when a patient has "pre-banked" blood for their own use).

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