packed red cells


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packed red cells

Transfusion medicine A concentrated unit of RBCs prepared from a unit of whole blood by removing plasma Indications Active bleeding, excess intraoperative blood loss, low 'pre-op' or 'post-op' Hcts, chronic anemias–eg, sickle cell anemia, thalassemia, chemotherapy, dialysis, blood exchange. See CPDA-1, Quad pack, Single unit transfusion, Storage lesions, Whole blood.
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S Yaddanapudi et al conducted a study, which also showed that the commonest indication for blood transfusion for packed red cells was anaemia.
In number of packed red cells transfusion, there was significant decrease after the Piracetam treatment in group B (p<0.
Of the blood transfusions received, maximum were of packed red cell (47.
Finally, they would start receiving packed red cells and FFP in a 1:1 ratio, Dr.
Preoperative exchange transfusion of 50% of the total blood volume was performed with fresh packed red cells over three days Further exchange transfusion was performed as cardiopulmonary bypass commenced.
Venous blood samples (EDTA) and packed red cells for population reference values were obtained from apparently healthy individuals (laboratory staff and those attending a cardiovascular risk clinic).
Yarn led from the picture of the pint of whole blood to the picture of packed red cells and platelets.
In sequence, we increased FiO2 to 100 percent, increased PaCO2, increased mean arterial pressure, increased pump flow, increased anesthetic depth, administered nitroglycerin, and transfused packed red cells if hematocrit was less than 20 percent.
The baby was successfully treated with exchange transfusion of Kellnegative packed red cells, and was discharged on postnatal 30.
This necessitated the transfusion of six units of packed red cells (1,800 ml), two units of platelets and three units of fresh frozen plasma (600 ml) to maintain normal [DELTA] down.
One unit of TPMT activity represents the formation of 1 nmol of Me6-MP per hour per milliliter of packed red cells at 37 [degrees]C.
One of our earlier tasks had been to write criteria for the use of packed red cells, platelet concentrates, and fresh frozen plasma.