Lars Thurn, Ph.D., from Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm, and colleagues linked data from the Swedish National Birth Registry to the Stockholm Transfusion Database to examine whether postpartum blood transfusions
are associated with an increased risk for TRs.
The report predicts the global blood transfusion
diagnostics market to grow with a CAGR of 6.70% over the forecast period from 2018-2024.
A diagnosis of secondary brain cancer in the fall of 2014 required additional surgeries, chemotherapy and blood transfusions
investigated whether allogeneic blood transfusion
increases the risk of postoperative infection compared with autologous blood transfusion
or no transfusion.
In a fragmented blood transfusion
system with only an incipient culture of voluntary donations, a heavy reliance on family replacement donors, and the lack of systematic screening strategy, the infection risks are at an upper end.
About government measures for safe blood transfusion
, he said that the government was working with the support of German government and had set up 10 regional blood centres over the past decade across the country.
According World Health Organisation, in low-income countries, up to 52% of blood transfusions
are given to children under five years of age.
However, because of the risks involved in surgery, it it necessary that they be trained in how to deal with emergencies, such as administering blood transfusions
in cases of emergency, when they are the only practitioners available.
"Iran's Blood Transfusion
Organization enjoys the highest scientific and operational standards in the region in providing healthy blood supplies and the officials of the World Health Organization (WHO) have also confirmed it," Director of Iran's Blood Transfusion
Organization for International Cooperation Fariba Seiqali said in a ceremony held in Tehran to introduce the Organization as the WHO's partner in training and research in blood healthiness affairs.
Every day thousands of people need blood transfusions
to enable them to lead a normal life and in some instances to live a life.
The patient, however, declined to receive the blood on grounds that doctrines of his church do not allow blood transfusion
. The retired engineer was a member of the Jehovah's Witnesses who believe that Christians should not accept blood transfusions
or donate or store their own blood.
Health experts claimed that inadequate blood transfusion
screening at private and public hospitals, high number of professional donors and unsafe injection practices have multiplied the threats of increasing rate of carrying communicable diseases by country people like hepatitis and HIV/AIDS.
'Sindh Blood Transfusion
Authority will advice regional blood centres to adopt NAT in blood donors screening to minimize the risk of blood transmitted diseases and a letter will soon be sent to them,' Dr Ansari announced this while addressing an awareness seminar at Husaini Haematology and Oncology Trust (HHOT).
Addressing a public awareness seminar, held to mark World Hepatitis Day by Husaini Haematology and Oncology Trust (HHOT) at its head office, they said Nucleic Acid Testing (NAT) was a highly sensitive and advanced technique which has reduced the window period of TTIs so increase the safety of blood transfusion
. All registered blood banks should be encouraged to use NAT to improve screening standards in the province.