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Synonyms for transfusion

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

the action of pouring a liquid from one vessel to another

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David Lye et al conducted a multicentre, open-label, randomised, superiority trial which included two groups: prophylactic platelet transfusion plus supportive care (transfusion group) versus supportive care alone (control group).
Blood transfusions are done to replace blood lost during surgery or due to a serious injury.
Acute blood loss was the most common indication for multiple blood transfusions and multiple component transfusions.
The median rate at which plasma transfusions met institutional criteria was 95%, with 3018 of 3383 transfusions (89%) meeting institution-specific criteria for plasma transfusion.
Blood transfusion is a frequent medical intervention in hospitals.
The mild post-transfusion acute renal failure resolved spontaneously and the patient continued to receive needed transfusions for the following 2 years.
In addition, red cell transfusions cause increases in severe side effects such as healthcare-acquired (nosocomial) infections (HAIs), thrombosis, and mortality.
The total of 68,290 transfusions given in the two tertiary-care centers during the 3-year study period with the overall incidence of transfusion reactions of 3%, which is insignificant with the incidence of febrile reactions being highest (1.
They did so, he says, despite Westerners' unfounded fears that Africans might prove reluctant to accept both transfusions and the donation practices to support them (pp.
Widespread of parenteral infections in Kyrgyzstan is indirect evidence of epidemiological risk in transfusion sector, Head of the Department of Epidemiology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases at the State Osh University Imamnazar Taichiyev said.
27) Massive (or large volume) transfusions generally arise as a result of acute hemorrhage in surgical patients.
More than 160,000 transfusions of blood components occurred in New Zealand in 2009.
Dubai Senior GCC health officials will study of infectious diseases transmitted through blood transfusions during a two-day meeting here, it was announced yesterday.
In fact, 60% of TRALI fatalities were a result of plasma transfusions.
Despite the alternatives to allogeneic transfusion, there are occasions when a patient must receive a transfusion during surgery or perhaps a series of transfusions due to chronic disease or treatment for malignancy.
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