allogeneic blood transfusion


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allogeneic blood transfusion

Abbreviation: ABT
Transfusion of blood cells from one person to another.
See also: transfusion
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Although in cardiac surgery patient long-term survival is negatively affected by allogeneic blood transfusions, as compared to non-transfused patients (39), the long-term effects of allogeneic leukocytes in RBCs after cardiac surgery are not known and require further study.
Plasma transfusions can contribute to adverse outcome by causing transfusion-related acute lung injury (TRALI), a serious life-threatening and underreported complication of allogeneic blood transfusions.
Reducing allogeneic blood transfusions to orthopaedic patients.
Effect of gelatin on risk of requiring allogeneic blood transfusion and blood loss
Using mortality and the proportion of patients requiring allogeneic blood transfusion as end-points, the funnel plots did not suggest significant publication bias favouring gelatin solutions in small studies (Figures 7 and 8).
When compared to isotonic albumin and crystalloids, gelatin appeared to be associated with a larger amount of transfusion and a higher risk of requiring allogeneic blood transfusion, respectively.
Furthermore, the association between risk of requiring allogeneic blood transfusion and gelatin, when compared to crystalloids, became statistically insignificant when analysed by a random-effects model.
Of the 203 patients, 100 refused allogeneic blood transfusions for religious reasons and 103 received transfusions.
Additionally, patients who receive their autologous units may still require allogeneic blood transfusions postoperatively.
Approximately 44% of the pre-donated autologous units are discarded3 and roughly 14% of patients who pre-donate still require allogeneic blood transfusions.
Erythropoietin with iron supplementation to prevent allogeneic blood transfusion in total hip joint arthroplasty.
Designated donations may be appropriate in times of short supply, for rare blood types, or to appease overly anxious patients and their families; however, designated donations have, to date, not been proved safer than allogeneic blood transfusions.