autohemotherapy

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autohemotherapy

[¦ȯd·ō‚hēm·ə′ther·ə·pē]
(medicine)
Treatment of disease with the patient's own blood, withdrawn by venipuncture and then injected intramuscularly.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The "Autotransfusion Systems Market by Type (Autotransfusion Products & Accessories) and Application (Cardiac Surgeries, Orthopedic Surgeries, Organ Transplantation, Trauma Procedures, and Other Procedures) - Global Forecast to 2024" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
After delivery of the baby, autotransfusion of blood from the uteroplacental bed back into the maternal circulation together with blood loss can increase or decrease preload causing unpredictable effects on right heart function and degree of right to left shunt.
Irrespective of the anesthetic technique and mode of delivery, such patients are at high risk for hemodynamic stress due to autotransfusion of blood from the uterus after delivery, which may lead to pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary edema, and cardiac failure.
- US-based health care company Fresenius Kabi and Terumo Cardiovascular Group have launched the CATSmart Autotransfusion System in the United States, the companies said.
Early postoperative bleeding implied the blood volume that was collected by the blood salvage system during the first 6 hours after the surgery and was used for postoperative autotransfusion. On the other hand, late postoperative bleeding was the blood volume that was drained from the joint in the first 48 hours after the operation, i.e.
For example, predeposited autotransfusion is mainly applied to young patients and not old patients.
Autotransfusion involves the collection of blood before surgeries and its transfusion during cardiac operations.
Although maternal haemodynamic changes after delivery at Caesarean section have many potential causes including removal of aortocaval compression, autotransfusion from uterine contraction, blood loss, vasopressors and emotional excitement, previous studies have shown that uterotonic drugs are a dominant factor.
Bilge AK, Nisanci Y, Ozben B, Yilmaz E, Umman S (2003) Coronary perforation and tamponade during thrombectomy and treatment with PTFE coated stent and autotransfusion: a case report.
Intraoperative autotransfusion is associated with modest reduction of allogeneic transfusion in prosthetic hip surgery.
It also provides clinical professionals who are trained and experienced in autotransfusion, minimally invasive surgical support, sterile processing, surgical assist, and blood management programs.