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phlebotomy

 [flĕ-bot´ah-me]
incision of a vein for the removal or withdrawal of blood; called also venesection and venotomy.
arterial blood sample phlebotomy in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as obtaining a blood sample from an uncannulated artery to assess oxygen and carbon dioxide levels and acid-base balance.
phlebotomy: blood unit acquisition in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as procuring blood and blood products from donors.
phlebotomy: venous blood sample in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as removal of a sample of venous blood from an uncannulated vein.

phle·bot·o·my

(fle-bot'ŏ-mē),
Incision into or needle puncture of a vein for the purpose of drawing blood.
Synonym(s): venesection, venotomy
[phlebo- + G. tomē, incision]

venesection

/vene·sec·tion/ (ven″ĕ-sek´shun) phlebotomy.

venesection

(vĕn′ĭ-sĕk′shən, vē′nĭ-)

venesection

venesection

Phlebotomy, see there.

phle·bot·o·my

(fle-bot'ŏ-mē)
Incision into a vein for the purpose of drawing blood.
Synonym(s): venesection, venotomy.
[phlebo- + G. tomē, incision]

venesection

Cutting of a vein for the purposes of removing blood. This is done to obtain blood for transfusion, or, rarely, to treat conditions, such as POLYCYTHAEMIA, HAEMOCHROMATOSIS and PORPHYRIA.

Venesection

Another name for phlebotomy.
Mentioned in: Phlebotomy

venesection

; venisection; phlebotomy surgical entry to a vein to allow removal of a volume of blood; used as a therapeutic intervention for polycythaemia vera

venesection (veˑ·n·sekˈ·shn),

n surgical cutting of a vein. Also called
phlebotomy.

venisection, venesection

a vein is opened and a large volume of blood collected and discarded. Called also phlebotomy.
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This indicates that wet cupping and venesection alike were effective on O2 sat level in the two groups but the increasing pattern was maintained 12 hrs afterward only in those participants who had received wet cupping (p = 0.
Whilst the clinical relevance of absorption studies conducted in healthy or iron deficient subjects is also questionable when considering patients with inherent disorders of absorption, of particular interest is the work by Kaltwasser and colleagues which demonstrated an inverse relationship between polyphenol consumption and the requirement for venesection in patients with established HH.
She delivers her baby after the surgeon performs venesection on her, bleeding out the excess emotion and irritability built up in her system as a result of the neglect she has endured.
Blood was drawn by DHV who has venesection accreditation from the Pathology Foundation, Suite 3, Fourth Floor, 118 Queen Street, Melbourne, Vic.
It's treated by the removal of blood, known as venesection therapy.
Venesection is warranted in HHC carriers with elevated iron stores, irrespective of their alcohol consumption, in order to reduce the risk of disease progression.
Of particular interest is reversal of chronic carbon tetrachloride-induced cirrhosis in rats[6] and regression of cirrhosis in hemochromatosis following long-term venesection therapy.
Luckily, it is easily and inexpensively treated by venesection (blood letting) and a patient is likely to be bled about a pint of blood every week for up to two years and then at regular intervals throughout life.
Hemochromatosis patients with iron overload typically undergo weekly venesection until body stores return to normal, followed by routine monitoring and phlebotomy to prevent reaccumulation of iron.