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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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There are various other birth-related factors in addition to the timing of cord clamping which can significantly determine volume of placental transfusion to neonate during birth process and include the level at which the neonate is held below introitus; intensity and duration of uterine contractions during the third stage of labour; and dose, concentration and duration of oxytocin infusion used.
The two options for placental transfusion are delayed cord clamping and milking the umbilical cord (also called "stripping").
Keywords: Placental transfusion Delayed cord clamping Early cord clamping Anaemia Infant.
Delayed clamping allows for placental transfusion of almost one third of the infant's blood volume.
Infants' blood volume in a controlled trial of placental transfusion at preterm delivery.