packed cells

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Noun1.packed cells - a preparation of blood cells separated from the liquid plasma; "packed cells are given to severely anemic patients in order to avoid overloading the circulatory system with too much fluid"
blood cell, blood corpuscle, corpuscle - either of two types of cells (erythrocytes and leukocytes) and sometimes including platelets
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Successive supply of vacuum tubes for blood sampling, disposable multicomponent apheresis equipment, disposable equipment apheresis donors with poor access and / or low blood volume, and disposable apheresis equipment for producing double packed cells of the Public Foundation Transfusion Centre of Galicia.
Both of these treatment groups exhibited packed cells uniformly-shaped and merging together, see Figure 1-3.
Their main outcome measures were severe, acute maternal morbidity (admission to an intensive care unit, eclampsia, blood transfusion of four or more units of packed cells, and other serious events), postpartum haemorrhage, and manual removal of the placenta.
Apart from blood, DBDC is seeing an increase in collections of overall blood products as well, including packed cells (PC), fresh frozen plasma (FFP), cryoprecipitate (CRYO), and single donor platelets (SDP).
There has been an overall increase in the collection of blood products including packed cells (PC), fresh frozen plasma (FFP), cryoprecipitate (CRYO), and single donor platelets (SDP).
The Hb was restored after transfusion of packed cells.
Using our knowledge of thermal technologies, Dana developed a specialized air cooling assembly that works within the limited space between the battery's tightly packed cells," said George T.
She was started on a transfusion of A-positive packed cells after cross checking the blood with the patient's cross-match form.
Into each of the two tubes containing monoclonals (Tubes 1 and 2) is placed 100 uL washed, packed cells from the appropriate control or patient.
The packed cells (1 mL) were then incubated in a Krebs-Ringer bicarbonate buffer (pH 7.
However, since whole blood is not a product that is available for common hospital use, crystalloids and packed cells are commonly infused to treat the massively bleeding.
A strike, which would hit prisons in Cardiff, Swansea, Bridgend and Prescoed open jail, would force police officers off the streets to man our packed cells.