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Blood Transfusion in Clinical Practice

Edited by Puneet Kochhar

Lady Hardinge Medical College, India

Blood Transfusion in Clinical Practice focuses on the application of blood transfusion in different clinical settings. The text has been divided into five sections. The first section includes a chapter describing the basic principles of ABO blood group system in blood transfusion. The second section discusses the use of transfusion in various clinical settings including orthopedics, obstetrics, cardiac surgery, etc. The third section covers transfusion transmitted infections, while section four describes alternative strategies to allogenic blood transfusion. The last section speculates over immunomodulatory effects of blood transfusion.

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Blood Transfusion in Clinical PracticeEdited by Puneet Kochhar

Published: March 16th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1868

ISBN: 978-953-51-0343-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6918-5

Copyright year: 2012

Books open for chapter submissions

81320 Total Chapter Downloads

6 Crossref Citations

11 Web of Science Citations

13 Dimensions Citations


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1. ABO in the Context of Blood Transfusion and Beyond

By Emili Cid, Sandra de la Fuente, Miyako Yamamoto and Fumiichiro Yamamoto


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2. Blood Transfusion Therapy in High Risk Surgical Patients

By João Manoel Silva Junior and Alberto Mendonça P. Ferreira


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3. Blood Transfusion Practices in Major Orthopaedic Surgery

By Saqeb B. Mirza, Sukhmeet S. Panesar and Douglas G. Dunlop


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4. Transfusion Reduction in Orthopedic Surgery

By Ruud H.G.P. van Erve and Alexander C. Wiekenkamp


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5. Scope of Blood Transfusion in Obstetrics

By Subhayu Bandyopadhyay


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6. Uterine Atony: Management Strategies

By Pei Shan Lim, Mohamad Nasir Shafiee, Nirmala Chandralega Kampan, Aqmar Suraya Sulaiman, Nur Azurah Abdul Ghani, NorAzlin Mohamed Ismail, Choon Yee Lee, Mohd Hashim Omar and Muhammad Abdul Jamil Mohammad Yassin


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7. Effects of Blood Transfusion on Retinopathy of Prematurity

By Ebrahim Mikaniki, Mohammad Mikaniki and Amir Hosein Shirzadian


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8. Transfusion-Transmitted Bacterial, Viral and Protozoal Infections

By Pankaj Abrol and Harbans Lal


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9. Implicating the Need for Serological Testing of Borna Disease Virus and Dengue Virus During Blood Transfusion

By S. Gowri Sankar and A. Alwin Prem Anand


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10. Human T-Lymphotropic Viruses (HTLV)

By Marina Lobato Martins, Rafaela Gomes Andrade, Bernardo Hinkelmann Nédir and Edel Figueiredo Barbosa-Stancioli


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11. Bloodless Medicine and Surgery

By Nathaniel I. Usoro


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12. Autotransfusion: Therapeutic Principles, Efficacy and Risks

By A.W.M.M. Koopman-van Gemert


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13. Impact of Acute Normovolemic Hemodilution in Organ and Cell Structure

By D.A. Otsuki, D.T. Fantoni and J.O.C. Auler Junior


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14. Cryopreservation of Blood

By Miloš Bohoněk


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15. Effect of Blood Transfusion on Subsequent Organ Transplantation

By Puneet K. Kochhar, Pranay Ghosh and Rupinder Singh Kochhar


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16. Posthepatic Manipulative Blood Extraction with Blood Transfusion Alleviates Liver Transplant Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury and Its Induced Lung Injury

By Changku Jia


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