Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Transfusion Medicine and Scientific Developments

Edited by A.W.M.M. Koopman-van Gemert

Albert Schweitzer Hospital, Gabon

Transfusion Medicine and Scientific Developments focuses on unknown aspects of blood cells and transfusion practice. Blood transfusion medicine has become a sophisticated and specialized field of medicine. Some aspects will be discussed in this book. The book has been divided into three sections. The first section includes chapters describing the immunological and coagulation-assisting functions of red blood cells and methods to measure their life span. The second section discusses the role of platelets in inflammatory processes. The third section reviews functional dose of RBC transfusions and transfusion practice in various clinical settings.

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Transfusion Medicine and Scientific DevelopmentsEdited by A.W.M.M. Koopman-van Gemert

Published: July 5th 2017

DOI: 10.5772/66265

ISBN: 978-953-51-3320-9

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3319-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4759-6

Copyright year: 2017

Books open for chapter submissions

7703 Total Chapter Downloads

4 Crossref Citations

3 Web of Science Citations

6 Dimensions Citations


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1. A Double In Vivo Biotinylation Technique to Assess Erythrocyte Turnover in Blood Circulation

By Sreoshi Chatterjee and Rajiv K. Saxena


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2. Immunocamouflaged RBC for Alloimmunized Patients

By Mark D. Scott, Wendy M. Toyofuku, Xining Yang, Meera Raj and Ning Kang


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3. Red Blood Cells and Relation to Thrombosis

By Anil Tombak


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4. Platelet and Immunity in Transfusion Medicine

By Jinmei Xu, Qunxing An, Wen Yin and Xingbin Hu


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5. Red Blood Cell Transfusion and Functional Dose

By Deqing Wang and Leiying Zhang


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6. Transfusion in Transplantation

By Eren Arslan Davulcu, Fahri Sahin and Güray Saydam


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7. Red Blood Cell Transfusion Strategy for Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding

By Xingshun Qi, Fernando Gomes Romeiro and Yiling Li


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