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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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The red blood cell count after transient correction to normal by venesection, on the other hand, rises gradually after 2 to 3 months and may reach levels of 6,000,000 to 8,000,000 within 6 months or longer (Figure 7).
At completion results indicated a reduction in both serum ferritin and TIBC saturation in the treatment group compared with the control group, as well as a reduction in iron storage levels and total iron removal required at final venesection (Kaltwasser 1998).
All of the slaughters occurred after the 16-h fast and were performed by cerebral concussion followed by jugular and carotid venesection, as per the Normative Instruction no.
BY the regular removal of blood, known as venesection therapy or phlebotomy.
Barbers and barber-surgeons were considered the manual workers of medicine, and they performed venesection and treated "external" conditions such as abscess.
The most common form of treatment for these patients in reducing the red cell mass is a therapeutic phlebotomy (TP) in which approximately 500 mL of blood is withdrawn by venesection on a periodic basis using varying post-TP target hematocrits.
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 and leeches were state of the art medical management for a number of diseases for a long time.
Venesection is warranted in HHC carriers with elevated iron stores, irrespective of their alcohol consumption, in order to reduce the risk of disease progression.