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Descriptor English: Blood Component Transfusion
Descriptor Spanish: Transfusión de Componentes Sanguíneos
Descriptor Portuguese: Transfusão de Componentes Sanguíneos
Descriptor French: Transfusion de composants du sang
Entry term(s): Blood Component Transfusions
Component Transfusion, Blood
Component Transfusions, Blood
Transfusion, Blood Component
Transfusions, Blood Component
Tree number(s): E02.095.135.140
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016913
Scope note: The transfer of blood components such as erythrocytes, leukocytes, platelets, and plasma from a donor to a recipient or back to the donor. This process differs from the procedures undertaken in PLASMAPHERESIS and types of CYTAPHERESIS; (PLATELETPHERESIS and LEUKAPHERESIS) where, following the removal of plasma or the specific cell components, the remainder is transfused back to the donor.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics; for transfusion back to donor, coordinate with BLOOD TRANSFUSION, AUTOLOGOUS; do not confuse with BLOOD COMPONENT REMOVAL & its specifics where component is removed but remainder goes back to donor; /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
Previous Indexing: Blood Transfusion (1974-1991)
Public MeSH Note: 92
History Note: 92
DeCS ID: 30229
Unique ID: D016913
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Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/06/20
Revision Date: 2001/07/25
Blood Component Transfusion - Preferred
Concept UI M0025739
Scope note The transfer of blood components such as erythrocytes, leukocytes, platelets, and plasma from a donor to a recipient or back to the donor. This process differs from the procedures undertaken in PLASMAPHERESIS and types of CYTAPHERESIS; (PLATELETPHERESIS and LEUKAPHERESIS) where, following the removal of plasma or the specific cell components, the remainder is transfused back to the donor.
Preferred term Blood Component Transfusion
Entry term(s) Blood Component Transfusions
Component Transfusion, Blood
Component Transfusions, Blood
Transfusion, Blood Component
Transfusions, Blood Component



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