Nadezda Smirnova

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BACKGROUND Transfusion of allogeneic blood influences outcome after surgery. Despite widespread availability of transfusion guidelines, transfusion practices might vary among physicians, departments, hospitals and countries. Our aim was to determine the amount of packed red blood cells (pRBC) and blood products transfused intraoperatively, and to describe(More)
Dedicated to my beloved wife Mei Chee Chan ഋऍ޲, and my dear son Yu Xuan Lam ᙔᒕ侍, without whose consistent encouragement and total sacrifice, this thesis would have never been touched by the light. And dedicated to the late Peik Ching Ho Ֆᅸమ, my grandma who loved me most, and lost her beloved hubby during WW2, and rebuilt our family determinantly.(More)
The dependence of adrenal gland adenylate cyclase desensitization on the dose of in vivo injected ACTH, the time of occurrence and duration of the enzyme refractory period and the dependence of desensitization on the number of ACTH injections were analyzed. The experiments were carried out on guinea pigs injected with prolonged action preparations of ACTH(More)
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