Disease Information for Transfusion, exchange

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Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Platelet count (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Isohemagglutinin titers (Lab)
Lactic Dehydrogenase (LDH LH) (Lab)
URINE Hemosiderin
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Graft vs host reaction
Thrombocytopenia
Transfusion reaction
Volume overload
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Hypothermic
Pathophysiology/Blood volume/increase/high
Pathophysiology/Excess circulatory volume status
Definition

Repetitive withdrawal of small amounts of blood and replacement with donor blood until a large proportion of the blood volume has been exchanged. Used in treatment of fetal erythroblastosis, hepatic coma, sickle cell anemia, disseminated intravascular coagulation, septicemia, burns, thrombotic thrombopenic purpura, and fulminant malaria.

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