In doing so it acknowledges changes in transfusion practice during the past decade, particularly in respect of safety issues and further published transfusion-related guidelines. The transfusion requirements of the neonate are recognized as unique, but there are other groups of children who are regularly transfused and who have very specific transfusion… (More)
Jean-Pierre Allain and colleagues argue that, while unintended, the foreign aid provided for blood transfusion services in sub-Saharan Africa has resulted in serious negative outcomes, which requires reflection and rethinking.
BRL 26921 is a protected plasminogen-streptokinase complex with selective affinity for thrombus. When given intravenously within three hours of the onset of a first acute myocardial infarction angiographic patency of the infarct related vessel was seen in all 16 patients receiving the active drug compared with only two of 16 receiving a placebo. There was… (More)