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Exchange Transfusion, Whole Blood MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Exchange Transfusion, Whole Blood
Tree Number(s)
E02.095.135.469
Unique ID
D005078
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005078
Annotation
do not confuse with PLASMA EXCHANGE (removal & replacement of plasma); differentiate from BLOOD TRANSFUSION, AUTOLOGOUS; /‌adv eff: coordinate with TRANSFUSION REACTION if pertinent
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.
Entry Version
EXCHANGE TRANSFUSION
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
Date Established
1981/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1992/12/28
Exchange Transfusion, Whole Blood Preferred
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