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haematology

he·ma·tol·o·gy

(hē'mă-tol'ŏ-jē)
The medical specialty that pertains to the anatomy, physiology, pathology, symptomatology, and therapeutics related to the blood and blood-forming tissues.
Synonym(s): haematology.
[hemato- + G. logos, study]

haematology

The study of the blood and blood disorders. The main subjects of concern are the various forms of ANAEMIA, POLYCYTHAEMIA, the HAEMOGLOBINOPATHIES such as SICKLE-CELL DISEASE and THALASSAEMIA, PURPURA, HAEMOPHILIA, clotting disorders and the LEUKAEMIAS. Haematology is also concerned with all aspects of blood transfusion and its complications.

haematology

the study of blood.

he·ma·tol·o·gy

(hē'mă-tol'ŏ-jē)
The medical specialty that pertains to the anatomy, physiology, pathology, symptomatology, and therapeutics related to blood and blood-forming tissues.
Synonym(s): haematology.
[hemato- + G. logos, study]
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Forty per cent (95% CI, 25, 56) of patients (N=17) experienced a haematologic response in at least one lineage - platelets, red blood cells (RBC), or white blood cells (ANC) - after Week 12.
By increasing the overall success rate of an allogeneic bone marrow transplant while reducing the risk of graft-versus-host disease, our platform technology has the potential to lower the risk of infections, bleeding, and death in critically ill patients with haematologic malignancies following chemotherapy," said Mesoblast Chief Executive Professor Silviu Itescu.
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By increasing the overall success rate of an allogeneic bone marrow transplant while reducing the risk of graft-versus-host disease, our technology has the potential to lower the risk of infections, bleeding, and death in critically ill patients with haematologic malignancies following chemotherapy," Professor Itescu said.
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