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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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Government investigators in the United States warned of dangerous overcrowding at more migrant facilities on the Southwest US border, publishing photos on Tuesday of packed cells in Texas' Rio Grande Valley where some children have no access to showers or hot meals.
The department also performed blood grouping of 18,539 people, while 4,805 bags of blood were donated to the hospital, 5,203 were matched, 4,619 packed cells were created, 4,619 platelet bags were also generated.
Their memories are now replaced by the monotony of orange, of packed cells, and of the fact that some of the people in the same cell have been wearing the same uniform for 10 years and counting.
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. CT abdomen and pelvis which was done in a private hospital two months back showed a large cystic lesion.
Cells showed an increase in volume of packed cells after 4th day of subculture.
In the adult group the mean time to first surgery post burn was 11.5 days (range 2-73) with a median volume of 0.73 mls/kg/% operated surface area (range 0.16 1.54) of packed cells transfused per operation.
Muscles are made up of millions of tightly packed cells. Even in adults, these cells are constantly regenerating to repair damage that may be due to anything from exercise to injury.
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.