blood supply

blood supply

the volume of blood supplied to an organ or part during a particular time period. Usually a subjective estimate by a surgeon in determining whether the blood supply is adequate to maintain viability. A retrospective assessment is a common exercise in pathology.
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Based on available data, only two countries have achieved or are very close to achieving a blood supply that comes from 100% voluntary non-remunerated blood donations.
Blood collection from voluntary non-remunerated blood donors is the cornerstone of a safe and sufficient blood supply.
UNITED KINGDOM -- Obstructive sleep apnea may cause changes in blood vessel function that reduces blood supply to the heart in people who are otherwise healthy, according to new research.
A surgeon from London's Hammersmith Hospital claims to have overcome one of the most insurmountable problems: securing the complex blood supply.
Each contraction cuts off blood supply to the muscular wall of the womb, sta
blood supply, according to an industry-funded study.
During a TRAM flap, the surgeon removes the tissue, fat and the muscle to preserve the major blood supply that runs through the muscle for use in the new breast.
From a scientific standpoint, flap design requires an understanding of local blood supply to the flap and knowledge of the proper geometric design that will facilitate flap movement.
As a result, America's blood supply became contaminated and 20,000 people were infected with the deadly virus.
The famed office tower located atop Grand Central Terminal, housing some of the world's leading corporations, collected a record 1,596 pints of blood on behalf of the New York Blood Center (NYBC) during the past year--nearly a whole day's blood supply for the entire New York/New Jersey region.
13 /PRNewswire/ -- The blood supply can be considered much like a tank of gas.
A spokesperson from the New York Blood Center said none of its blood supply was lost during the blackout because its generators kicked in, but shortages occurred when donors were not able to come in to the Center for several days.