exchange transfusion

[n] - slow removal of a person`s blood and its replacement with equal amounts of a donor`s blood
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exchange transfusion

Removal of most of a patient's blood followed by introduction of an equal amount from donors. ... Synonym: exsanguination transfusion, substitution transfusion, total transfusion. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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exchange transfusion

noun slow removal of a person`s blood and its replacement with equal amounts of a donor`s blood
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exchange transfusion

transfusion in a newborn infant of packed red blood cells or fresh whole blood that is type O, Rh-negative, and previously cross-matched with the mother's serum, or Rh negative blood of the same type as the newborn's. Rh negative blood is used because, even though the newborn may have Rh positive blood, maternal antibodie...
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exchange transfusion

(from the article `blood transfusion`) Exchange transfusion, in which all or most of the patient`s blood is removed while new blood is simultaneously transfused, is of use in treating ...
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Exchange transfusion

An exchange transfusion is a medical treatment in which apheresis is used to remove one person`s red blood cells or platelets and replace them with blood products. Exchange transfusion is used in the treatment of a number of diseases, including: Partial exchange might be required for polycythemia. The technique was originally developed by Alexand....
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Exchange Transfusion

A procedure in which blood tjat contains a toxic substance is removed and replaced with donor blood. The procedure is performed on newborn infants with Rh-incompatibility. Synonym(s): Substitution Transfusion
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exchange transfusion

Type: Term Definitions: 1. removal of most of a patient's blood followed by introduction of an equal amount from donors. Synonyms: exsanguination transfusion, substitution transfusion, total transfusion
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