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Descriptor English: Exchange Transfusion, Whole Blood
Descriptor Spanish: Recambio Total de Sangre
Descriptor Portuguese: Transfusão Total
Descriptor French: Exsanguinotransfusion
Tree number(s): E02.095.135.469
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005078
Scope note: 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.
Annotation: do not confuse with PLASMA EXCHANGE (removal & replacement of plasma); differentiate from BLOOD TRANSFUSION, AUTOLOGOUS; /adv eff: coordinate with TRANSFUSION REACTION if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Public MeSH Note: 81; was EXCHANGE TRANSFUSION 1963-80
Online Note: use EXCHANGE TRANSFUSION, WHOLE BLOOD to search EXCHANGE TRANSFUSION 1966-80
History Note: 81; was EXCHANGE TRANSFUSION 1963-80
Entry Version: EXCHANGE TRANSFUSION
DeCS ID: 21029
Unique ID: D005078
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Date Established: 1981/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1992/12/28
Exchange Transfusion, Whole Blood - Preferred
Concept UI M0007995
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Exchange Transfusion, Whole Blood



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