Blood donation, a risk for epileptic patients?


Generally patients with epilepsy will not be accepted as blood donors by blood banks. A survey in the Dutch blood banks revealed two blood banks with a total of 13 donors suffering from epilepsy. We also questioned the Chapters of the International League against Epilepsy. The answers on a national and international level differed widely. We believe that… (More)


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@article{Linden1986BloodDA, title={Blood donation, a risk for epileptic patients?}, author={Giel T J van der Linden and L H Siegenbeek van Heukelom and H. Meinardi}, journal={Vox sanguinis}, year={1986}, volume={51 2}, pages={148-51} }