cryoprecipitate


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cryoprecipitate

[¦krī·ō·prə′sip·ə‚tāt]
(biochemistry)
The precipitate of a cryoglobulin.
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At this stage, it is unclear if the transfusion of packed red blood cells, platelets, or other plasma derivatives, such as cryoprecipitate, albumin, and immunoglobulins, also leads to the transfusion of foreign genetic material until further studies are undertaken.
Pediatric Oncology was consulted and treatment initiated emergently with ATRA, dexamethasone, allopurinol, cefepime, and blood products including packed red blood cells, platelets, and cryoprecipitate. The patient was subsequently admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit.
We transfused fresh frozen plasma and cryoprecipitate to achieve a fibrinogen level greater than 100 mg/dL.
Rich analysed Niall and, in five minutes, decided he needed a key blood clotting product called cryoprecipitate to stop him bleeding to death.
Since the patient continued bleeding, she received 400ml fresh frozen plasma (FFP) and 10U cryoprecipitate for fibrinogen replacement treatment in the first night of her admission.
They typically involve the infusion of large quantities of red blood cells (RBC), fresh frozen plasma (FFP), platelets, and cryoprecipitate in a fixed ratio.
Since disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) occurs in up to 85% of patients, coagulation studies should be monitored frequently, and DIC should be corrected aggressively by transfusion with fresh frozen plasma (FFP) and cryoprecipitate.
This frequency was found to be between 14-27% in other studies.10,11 This may be due to the routine practice of prophylactic transfusion of fresh frozen plasma and cryoprecipitate just before delivery to avoid bleeding.
The company added that its direct contribution to the WFH Humanitarian Aid Program builds on its participation in Project Recovery, which transforms previously unused cryoprecipitate from Canadian blood donors into medicines that treat haemophilia patients in developing countries.
Furthermore, intraoperative uses of blood products (packed red blood cells, fresh frozen plasma, platelets, and cryoprecipitate) were described as simple proportions and compared across postoperative ventilation groups.