Blood Irradiation

The subjecting of blood components to ionizing—gamma radiation—to inactivate WBCs capable of causing transfusion-associated graft-versus-host disease
Indications Allogeneic BMT, congenital immunodeficiency states, intrauterine transfusions and post-natal exchange transfusions, prematurity, high-dose chemotherapy, ALL, Hodgkin’s disease and directed donations
Possible indications ANLL, CLL, CML, aplastic anemia, cytoxan therapy, massive transfusion
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These include medical ozone therapy, ultraviolet blood irradiation therapy, intravenous hydrogen peroxide therapy, and high-dose intravenous vitamin C therapy.
Ultraviolet blood irradiation not only wiped out some of the most horrific bacterial infections, but also very quickly cleared out virus infections, inclusive of lethal viral pneumonitis and even polio.
Nordland Hospital Trust will replace existing blood irradiation machine with a machine without a radioactive source.
Each day there was a full menu of speakers on topics such as nutritional approaches to cancer, oxygen therapy, hyperthermia, chelation, laetrile, thermography, Ayurvedic Medicine, ultraviolet blood irradiation and recovered patients testimonials.
a global leader in custom manufacturing and development services for flexible materials, to manufacture its Rad-Sure line of blood irradiation indicators.
Ashland's Rad-Sure blood irradiation indicators are used to quickly and clearly verify that blood components have been irradiated to protect patients from contracting transfusion-associated graft-versus-host disease (TA-GVHD).
MDS Nordion (NYSE:MDZ)(TSX:MDS) has licensed X-ray blood irradiation technology from Rad Source Technologies, Inc.
MDS Nordion is the only blood irradiation supplier to provide a choice of isotope and non- isotope based blood irradiation technology.
The Knott Technique of Ultraviolet Blood Irradiation with the Knott Device was widely used from the 1940s to 1960s until virtually supplanted by the proliferation of antibiotics.
a subsidiary of Indico Technologies Corporation, to market and distribute Indico's RadTag(R) blood irradiation indicator.
This technique is commonly referred to as Ultraviolet Blood Irradiation or UBI.
This product received FDA 510(k) clearance in 1996 and currently is being marketed by the world leader in blood irradiation equipment, MDS Nordion.