Immunological Effects of Blood Transfusion / Edition 1

Immunological Effects of Blood Transfusion / Edition 1

by Dharam P. Singal
     
 

ISBN-10: 0849347904

ISBN-13: 9780849347900

Pub. Date: 12/08/1994

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This concise monograph examines the novel and distinct feature of blood transfusion (BT). It critically reviews the areas of major concern to the public and scientific/medical community. Topics include:

  • Transmission of disease(s) from the blood donor to the recipient and the transfusion-induced alloimmunization of the recipient
  • BT-induced
  • Overview

    This concise monograph examines the novel and distinct feature of blood transfusion (BT). It critically reviews the areas of major concern to the public and scientific/medical community. Topics include:

  • Transmission of disease(s) from the blood donor to the recipient and the transfusion-induced alloimmunization of the recipient
  • BT-induced immunomodulatory effects, both beneficial and deleterious
  • Beneficial effects in clinical organ transplantation and in treatment of women with unexplained recurrent abortions
  • Adverse effects of BT in patients undergoing curative surgery for different types of cancer and in patients at risk for bacterial infections
  • Deleterious effects of BT on enhanced tumor growth and infections in experimental animals
  • Attempts by a number of investigators to treat autoimmune diseases by BT in humans and in experimental animals
  • Mechanism(s) of the BT effect from various perspectives, including the component of blood, host factors, and hypotheses for beneficial and damaging effects
  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780849347900
    Publisher:
    Taylor & Francis
    Publication date:
    12/08/1994
    Edition description:
    New Edition
    Pages:
    204
    Product dimensions:
    6.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.90(d)

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    Table of Contents

    Preface
    Transfusion-Acquired Infections, G.N. Vyas
    Transfusion-Induced Alloimmunization, J. Freedman and J.W. Semple
    Blood Transfusion Effects in Organ Transplantation, J.C. Cicciarelli and Y. Iwaki
    Allogeneic Leukocyte Immunization: Treatment for Unexplained Recurrent Miscarriage, S. Daya
    Blood Transfusion and Cancer: Clinical Studies, J.J. Rusthoven
    Blood Transfusion and Bacterial Infections: Clinical Studies, P.I. Tartter
    Blood Transfusion, Tumor-Growth, and Infection in Experimental Animals, D.P. Singal
    Blood Transfusion and Disease, D.P. Singal
    Mechanisms of the Blood Transfusion Effect, D.P. Singal
    Index

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