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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Packed cells are stored in a SAG-M (saline-Adenine-Glucose Mannitol) solution to increase their shelf life to 5 weeks at 2-6[degrees]C.
Patients suffering from alcoholic liver disease with anaemia of Haemoglobin less than 7 g/dL were transfused with both packed cells and FFP.
She had received multiple blood transfusions every 2-3 months in the form of fresh frozen plasma and packed cells.
Cells showed an increase in volume of packed cells after 4th day of subculture.
It seems that to achieve these levels, packed cells would be transfused preoperatively rather than intraoperatively if needed.
Muscles are made up of millions of tightly packed cells.
Hemolysate was prepared from packed cells obtained after removing plasma from centrifuged blood and then washing by centrifugation in 3 - 5 volumes of saline three times.
Following 3 units of packed cells transfusion, laparotomy and panhysterectomy with total omentectomy were performed in July 2014.
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.
Excised tumour growth was subjected to histopathological examination which revealed polyhedral closely packed cells with several vacuoles and nucleus was pushed to one side (Fig.