Transfusion of erythrocyte concentrates at ill people with special clinical conditions hospitalized and treated at the children's ward in Stip

Kamcev, Nikola and Kamceva, Milka and Vitlarova, Jordanka and Ikonomovska, Lidija and Zlatkova, V and Velickova, Nevenka (2007) Transfusion of erythrocyte concentrates at ill people with special clinical conditions hospitalized and treated at the children's ward in Stip. In: IV Congress of Macedonian Pediatric Association with International Participation, 18-22 Sept 2007, Ohrid, Macedonia.

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Abstract

PURPOSE: To present ill children with special clinical conditions hospitalised at the children’s ward in Stip and treated with transfusion of erythrocyte concentrates. MATERIALS AND METHODS: At the children’s ward in Stip annually around 1200 ill children from the eastern part of Macedonia are being hospitalised from which each third actually each fourth ? child has symptoms of anaemia. Only small number are patients with special clinical conditions which despite the therapy require for transfusion of erythrocyte concentrates in additive tincture, washed erythrocyte concentrates or filtered erythrocyte concentrates. Out of this illnesses more often can occur the illnesses of crescent-cells, malignant illnesses , haemorrhage and coagulating malformations, congenital malformations – Haemophilia A, Haemophilia B, and von Wilebrand’s illnesses, swollen malformations e.t.c. RESULTS: Out of 1200 hospitalised ill children at the children’s ward 357(29,75%) are present with anaemic symptoms , but only in 17(4,76%) sick are indicated transfusions with erythrocyte concentrates. Indications for transfusion of erythrocyte concentrates: haemoglobin 4g/dl or less (hematocrite 12%), irrespective of the clinical condition; haemoglobin 4-6g/dl or haematocrite 13-18% if the following clinical signs of hypoxia are present: acidosis with strained consciousness. CONCLUSION: Many clinical conditions in the pediatric agerequire for transfusion of erythrocyte concentrates in additive tincture , washed erythrocyte concentrates or filtered erythrocyte. At the children’s ward in Stip only 17 (4,76%) hospitalized have had transfusion with erythrocyte concentrates, in accordance of their weight.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Clinical medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Nikola Kamcev
Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2020 10:22
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2020 10:22
URI: http://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/23307

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