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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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However, the long PCVC does not allow rapid infusion of thick blood, and the peripheral line may lose its patency during a massive transfusion. If an emergency laparotomy is scheduled for neonates with the possibility of SHL, a central venous catheterization or a cutdown vasculotomy is highly recommended.
'The development and implementation of massive transfusion protocols have been associated with a reduction in mortality and overall blood product use in trauma centre.'
However, despite cross-clamping of the aorta and continued massive transfusion of blood products, the patient ultimately lost pulses and expired after several additional rounds of CPR.
Define the characteristics of a massive transfusion protocol and the blood products used at each stage, according to MidHudson Regional Hospital protocol.
SC2i's model then iteratively narrowed down which among those estimated casualties would likely be candidates for a massive transfusion. First, the model distinguished between all those casualties who were either KIA or returned to duty (RTD) before they were treated at a hospital, from those WIA who were treated at a hospital, since only hospitalized patients could receive a massive transfusion.
These cases were Massive blood transfusion, Alcoholic liver disease with Anaemia and Altered coagulation profile with Thrombocytopaenia; 38 cases required massive transfusion with all the blood components including packed red cells, FFP and platelet concentrate.
Almost three-quarters (73%) of the participants agreed that TXA should be included in massive transfusion protocols for exsanguinating trauma patients.
Between the initial admission and transplantation, his hemoglobin level ranged between 7 and 10 g/dL despite massive transfusion and recombinant erythropoietin support.
Accidents and trauma generally account for massive transfusion in the country.
We included patients given massive transfusion, defined by transfusion of 10 or more units of PRBCs within 24 hours.
Peripartum features include requirement for massive transfusion, number of packed red blood cells (PRBCs), and fresh frozen plasmas (FFP) used during and after surgery.
He underwent an immediate splenectomy with massive transfusion: 9 packed red blood cells units, 7 fresh frozen plasma units, and 1 whole blood platelet pool.

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