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blood platelet

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blood platelet

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The patent number US 6,828,090 B2 includes a platelet composition suitable for direct infusion into patients plus a preservation medium to extend the current shelf life of blood platelets in a safe and healthy state.
Gasson said drugs have been available for a decade to stimulate the production of disease-fighting white blood cells damaged by chemotherapy, but a similar treatment for damaged blood platelets has been elusive.
A genetically engineered molecule developed by Ares-Serono, IL-6 is showing promise in the treatment of blood platelet deficiency (thrombocytopenia), a condition frequently resulting from chemotherapy and radiotherapy in cancer treatment.
Dr Shahinaz clarified that blood platelet donation is similar to blood donation but it takes longer time.
executive spends 90 minutes donating blood platelets for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiation.
4 percent of the total) received blood platelet transfusions during coronary artery bypass graft surgery, which is a common procedure used to improve blood flow and alleviate chest pains.
Initially, investors are likely to benefit from the company's technology for extending the shelf life of blood platelets.
PV is another chronic myeloproliferative disorder where an increase in blood platelets is present.
Intensive chemotherapy can severely suppress the production of platelets, causing a serious decline in blood platelet levels and a subsequent risk of internal bleeding.
Human BioSystems (OTCBB:HBSC), developer of preservation platforms for organs and other biomaterials, announces today that it plans to commence blood platelet testing at a second independent laboratory under a research agreement signed in June, 2005.
The 3,000-square-foot facility, which has five beds for blood donors and four stations for blood platelet donors, opened in July but held an official grand opening earlier this month.
Vast majority of dengue fever patients recover on their own with due care towards been kept properly hydrated, however, those, developing complications as severe decline in blood platelet are needed to be kept in strict vigilance of doctors and administered with needed blood units, elaborated the program manger of Sindh.