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2014-07-08 23:02:13

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "RFID Blood Monitoring Systems: Global Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Trends, Growth and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/blood-monitoring-systems.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) is a state of the art technology that utilizes electromagnetic fields attached to a tag to identify...

2014-06-18 12:09:29

PLOS The risks and benefits of red blood cell transfusions for patients with trauma and major bleeding might vary considerably based on a patient's predicted risk of death on arrival at a trauma center, according to new research published in this week's PLOS Medicine. The study by Pablo Perel, from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom, and colleagues, suggests that trauma patients who have the highest predicted risk of death on arrival at a trauma centre...

2014-06-04 12:29:57

Swiss Red Cross Study Recommends Replacing Kell, Kidd, Duffy Serotyping with Genotyping SAN DIEGO, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Agena Bioscience, Inc., which recently acquired the Bioscience business of Sequenom, Inc., today, introduced the Hemo ID((TM) )Blood Group Genotyping Panel for the MassARRAY(®) System following a Swiss Red Cross study using a beta version of the panel published in the journal Transfusion. The study, which genotyped and serotyped more than 4,000 blood donors...

2014-05-22 16:26:56

Addresses critical unmet needs in blood banking and transfusion medicine - a fast, FDA-approved way to generate critical genetic matching information necessary to: NORCROSS, Ga., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Immucor, Inc., a global leader in transfusion and transplantation diagnostics, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval for the company's PreciseType HEA test. The PreciseType HEA test is the first FDA-approved molecular assay designed...

2014-05-09 16:24:03

ALBANY, N.Y., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Black patients in the United States are more likely to receive perioperative red blood cell (RBC) transfusions for two of three frequently performed surgical procedures, posing a risk for favorable outcomes, a study by University at Albany School of Public Health researcher Feng Qian finds. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140509/86199 The report cites three common surgeries -- coronary artery bypass surgery, total hip...

2014-05-09 12:40:09

Johns Hopkins Medicine Patients whose own red blood cells are recycled and given back to them during heart surgery have healthier blood cells better able to carry oxygen where it is most needed compared to those who get transfusions of blood stored in a blood bank, according to results of a small study at Johns Hopkins. In a report for the June issue of the journal Anesthesia & Analgesia, the researchers say they found that the more units of banked blood a patient received, the more...

2014-04-29 20:23:03

LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Blood: The Worldwide Market for Blood Products, Blood Testing, Blood Equipment, and Synthetic Blood Productshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_supplies/blood_worldwide_market_blood_products_blood_testing_blood_equipment_synthetic_blood_products.htmlThe global blood industry has experienced strong growth in recent years and although this brisk expansion will slow somewhat as...

2014-04-17 16:27:22

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 20 percent of Le Bonheur Children's Hospital's open heart surgeries are now bloodless, meaning no blood or blood products given during surgery. The Memphis, Tenn., hospital's Heart Institute has been taking aggressive steps to minimize blood loss during surgery and reduce perioperative blood transfusions over the last 18 months. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140417/76284 "Blood transfusions increase a...

2014-04-17 08:28:45

- Three-year commitment of up to 20 million units per year of blood clotting medicines to treat hemophilia patients in developing countries BARCELONA, Spain, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grifols, S.A. (MCE: GRF, MCE: GRF.P and NASDAQ: GRFS) today announced that it will donate up to 20 million units of coagulation therapies in each of the next three (3) years to the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH). Grifols has been a proud supporter of the WFH and its noble efforts for nearly a...

2014-04-10 12:36:37

New technology can reduce adverse reactions and decrease blood bank costs, report investigators in The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics Scientists in France have designed a new system for molecular blood group typing that offers blood banks the possibility of extensive screening of blood donors at a relatively low cost. Their approach is described in the current issue of The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics. Although blood transfusion is generally safe, alloimmunization (when an...


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