exchange transfusion

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: transfusion - slow removal of a person's blood and its replacement with equal amounts of a donor's blood
blood transfusion, transfusion - the introduction of blood or blood plasma into a vein or artery

ex·change trans·fu·sion

n. ex-sanguinotransfusión, transfusión gradual y simultánea de sangre al recipiente mientras se saca la sangre del donante.
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5 g/dL + top-up or exchange transfusion, Severe- Grade 2: Hb < 12.
Some patients with minor blood group incompatibility may be asymptomatic or clinical pictures ranging from active hemolysis to neonatal jaundice requiring exchange transfusion may be observed (2, 3).
Neonatal significant jaundice is defined as leveled of at 14 mg/dL at 4 days in preterm infants and 17 mg/dL in term infants requiring phototherapy or exchange transfusion to lower the total serum bilirubin concentration.
I performed my last exchange transfusion in the mid-1980s.
In addition to funding the proposed Phase III ReCePI study, the newly exercised options include support for a clinical study in the UK to evaluate the efficacy and safety of Intercept red blood cells in patients undergoing exchange transfusion for sickle cell disease.
Phototherapy was started when bilirubin level was around 13mg/dl and exchange transfusion was done when bilirubin level was over 20mg/dl.
The BCSH Blood Transfusion Task Force proposes, "All blood for intrauterine transfusion (IUT) should be irradiated," and "It is essential to irradiate blood for neonatal exchange transfusion (ET) if there has been a previous IUT or if the donation comes from a first- or second-degree relative.
Exchange transfusion (ET), however, is considered to be the most effective and quickest method to lower the bilirubin level in infants at high risk of kernicterus [4].
2005) reported that Brucella melitensis in blood cultures of two newborns after exchange transfusion, however, the antibody titer against Brucella were not elevated and the newborns did not showed brucellosis.
We report two similar cases of neonatal jaundice requiring exchange transfusion that subsequently developed sensorineural hearing loss.
As there is a high prevalence of a second stroke, it is recommended that these patients be put onto a chronic transfusion regimen, either top up or exchange transfusion (see below).