International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Pathology | India | Volume 4 Issue 3, March 2015

Study of Blood Component Therapy in Neonates

Jeevaraj Giridharan [4] | Raja Ramalingam.G [2]

Abstract: Objectives Blood components used in modern day practice include, apart from whole blood, a variety of other products like Packed Red Blood Cells, Platelet Concentrates, Leucocytes and Plasma. Blood component therapy is a very common intervention practiced in new-borns. The objective of this research was to study the Indications, Pattern of usage & Acute Non-infectious Transfusion reactions of Blood Component therapy in neonates in Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute (MGMCRI), Puducherry. Materials and Methods In this study 200 neonates who received various blood component transfusion like Packed Red Blood Cells, Random Donor Platelets, Fresh Frozen Plasma and Cryoprecipitate, Whole blood (as comparator) in MGMCRI during the period of APRIL 2012 - APRIL 2014 were followed and studied in this cross sectional study. Observation and result Neonatal Blood Component Therapy, Indications Neonatal anemia - 35 %, Thrombocytopenia - 53 %, Others - 12 %. Pattern of usage Platelet - 53 %, Packed RBC

Keywords: Whole Blood, Packed Red Blood Cells, Platelets, Fresh Frozen Plasma, Cryoprecipitate

Edition: Volume 4 Issue 3, March 2015,

Pages: 196 - 200

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