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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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There are a number of benefits to autologous transfusions.
If the blood bankers took advantage of all forms of autologous transfusion, including IAT and plasmapheresis, blood banks could be more selective in choosing donors.
In appropriate clinical situations, such as major orthopedic or cardiovascular surgery, autologous transfusion has been documented to reduce the patient's exposure to homologous blood significantly.
The American Red Cross provided us with a list of other area hospitals that performed autologous transfusions.
That's why Intraoperative Autologous Transfusion (IAT) is recommended, It is a method of recycling your own blood during surgery.
Specifically, the handling of restricted biohazardous units of blood for autologous transfusion raises medicolegal and ethical questions.
Included in the service portfolio are donor room management, therapeutic apheresis and intraoperative autologous transfusion services.
Blood bank workers who draw blood from patients for therapeutic purposes or from patients for autologous transfusion should wear gloves and a gown during the procedure.
Many medical facilities in the United States do permit autologous transfusion (storage of one's own blood to be used during surgery).
The success of a predeposit autologous transfusion program at our 339-bed community hospital is just such a dream come true.
automated red blood cell collection business which will serve both homologous and autologous transfusion service requirements.
There is much discussion in the blood banking community about accepting patients with a known positive Western Blot for autologous transfusion.
Autologous transfusion can't be used for medically indicated transfusion or to meet unanticipated needs, such as blood loss due to trauma.
When the AABB polled its institutional members nearly three years ago, it found that 49 per cent or 861 out of the 1,774 responding hospitals had at least one type of autologous transfusion program--primarily predeposit phlebotomy (blood drawn from the patient before surgery, as in our hospital) or intraoperative salvage (blood displaced during surgery and recycled back into the patient).
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