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Noun1.plateletpheresis - platelets are separated from whole blood and the rest is returned to the donor
pheresis, apheresis - a procedure in which blood is drawn and separated into its components by dialysis; some are retained and the rest are returned to the donor by transfusion
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blood supply - the number one infectious risk to platelet transfusion recipients," said Verax Biomedical CEO Jim Lousararian.
A blood or platelet transfusion can give a patient more energy and improve their quality of life.
Daily platelet transfusion was started in an attempt to raise the platelet count since sufficient response was not obtained with immunosuppressive treatment.
While one study reported a decreased risk of infections with SDP versus pooled platelet transfusion (5), this risk should now be mitigated, as each product routinely undergoes rapid bacterial culture testing prior to transfusion (6).
Lea is currently undergoing blood platelet transfusion at Dubai Hospital as her body's ability to carry oxygen in her blood is weakening, which could be fatal.
The remaining patients had prolonged postoperative bleeding from chest tubes that was eventually controlled without surgical intervention or by platelet transfusion.
Refractory response to platelet transfusion therapy.
The dengue cases we are getting range from mild to moderate and only five per cent are severe enough to need platelet transfusion," Dr Haresh Sidhwa, senior consultant at Fortis Hospital, said.
2) No recent randomised control trials implementing the lower platelet transfusion threshold in children have explored this issue.
These deaths are largely preventable through timely platelet transfusion among people who may report below normal blood count, to a point where blood may lose its coagulation capacity.
Role of platelet transfusion in the management of dengue patients in a tertiary care hospital.
3,15) With myelosuppressive medications, thrombocytopenia is expected and managed with platelet transfusion.