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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