Bloodletting

Known as: blood letting, therapeutic phlebotomy, venesection 
Puncture of a vein to draw blood for therapeutic purposes. Bloodletting therapy has been used in Talmudic and Indian medicine since the medieval time… (More)
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1939-2018
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Expression of hepcidin, the key hormone governing iron transport, is reduced by anemia in a manner which appears dependent on… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
CONTEXT Hypoxia is a major cause of pulmonary hypertension in respiratory disease and at high altitude. Recent work has… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Iron-related insulin-resistance is improved by iron depletion or treatment with iron chelators. The aim of this study was to… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
We describe a family with autosomal dominant inheritance of increased body iron stores characterized by raised serum ferritin… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
AIMS To assess the natural history, risk factors for death and deterioration of patients with Eisenmenger Syndrome. METHODS The… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Hepatic iron has been associated with more aggressive liver disease in chronic viral hepatitis. We evaluated whether the recently… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
An improved protocol was applied to the use of carboxyhemoglobin (HbCO) saturation for the estimation of body hemoglobin (Hb… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
Erythropoietin (EPO) mRNA levels were measured by ribonuclease (RNase) protection in organs from unstimulated rats and from… (More)
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1985
Highly Cited
1985
We analyzed survival and causes of death among 163 patients with primary hemochromatosis diagnosed between 1959 and 1983. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
The relations between the incidence of vascular occlusive episodes and packed-cell volume (P.C.V) and platelet-count in patients… (More)
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