blood transfusion

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Synonyms for blood transfusion

the introduction of blood or blood plasma into a vein or artery

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In conclusion, it can be said that blood transfusion is an important emergency treatment for selected cases where severe anaemia or blood losses have occurred.
Tucker begins with the story of Jean-Baptiste Denis, who used a variety of animals to experiment with blood transfusions in France.
Nowadays, there is only small risk of transmission of infectious diseases through blood transfusions in developed countries.
Her life depends upon frequent blood transfusions and medicines for complications that arise from these transfusions.
They include Emma Gough, a 22-year-old young mother, from Telford, who, died hours after giving birth to twins because her faith prohibited a life-saving blood transfusion.
For every 1% increase in the frequency of blood transfusions, there was 0.
1) The majority of MCCC patients, who have a cancer diagnosis, require blood transfusions for the treatment of symptoms such as anaemia.
The proportion of patients who required a blood transfusion (26% vs.
In addition, cancer patients not receiving chemotherapy died sooner and did not have any fewer blood transfusions when ESAs were given according to the dosing recommendations for cancer patients receiving chemotherapy.
Marc Turner, who studies prions in blood at Edinburgh Blood Transfusion Center in Scotland, calls the new report "very promising work.
After this period, this mode of transmission was interrupted so that further transmissions are possible only through blood transfusions.
Does a blood transfusion in anemic patients with acute coronary syndrome improve survival?
Although no cases of the West Nile virus (WNV) been confirmed to date in the US, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has posted a Web site which contains an updated Fact Sheet on organ donation and blood transfusions.
Diagnosed with diamond blackfan anemia, a rare blood disorder that affects 700 people worldwide, John Paul has had 45 blood transfusions so far.
His experiments with blood transfusions came to an end after one of his transfusion patients died in 1668.