From the Literature

Published: Aug 2001

Innerhofer P, Wiedermann FJ, Tiefenthaler W, et al.

Are leukocytes in salvaged washed autologous blood harmful for the recipient? The results of a pilot study.
Anesth Analg 2001;93(3):566-572.

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NATA REVIEW:
A well-conducted study on the quality of salvaged autologous blood. It shows that no leukocyte depletion...
REVIEW by:
E. Hansen

Published: Aug 2001

Holcomb J, Mattox KL, Schreiber MA, Martinowitz U

Recombinant activated factor VII for adjunctive hemorrhage control in trauma - Discussion.
J Trauma 2001;51(3):438-439.

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NATA REVIEW:
Comments were given by the authors on the paper by Martinowitz et al., mentioning that the...
REVIEW by:
M. Aldouri

Published: Aug 2001

von Kaisenberg CS, Jonat W

Fetal parvovirus B19 infection.
Ultrasound Obstet Gyn 2001;18(3):280-288.

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NATA REVIEW:
The article gives a good overview about incidence, pathogenesis, clinical symptoms, clinical...
REVIEW by:
Kretschmer V.

Published: Aug 2001

Shapira R, Zemel R, Gerecht S, et al.

Transfusion-transmitted virus in liver-transplanted children.
Transplant Proc 2001;33(6):2957-2958.

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NATA REVIEW:
The article is also showing, what is already known, that TTV is transmitted by blood and transplants...
REVIEW by:
V. Kretschmer.

Published: Aug 2001

Cooper HA, Jones CP, Campion E, Roberts HR, Hedner U

Rationale for the use of high dose rFVIIa in a high-titre inhibitor patient with haemophilia B during major orthopaedic procedures.
Haemophilia 2001;7(5):517-522.

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NATA REVIEW:
This is a case report of a child with severe hemophilia B and high titer factor IX inhibitor...
REVIEW by:
M. Aldouri

Published: Aug 2001

Sakai H, Horinouchi H, Tomiyama K, et al.

Hemoglobin-vesicles as oxygen carriers - Influence on phagocytic activity and histopathological changes in reticuloendothelial system.
Am J Pathol 2001;159(3):1079-1088.

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NATA REVIEW:
A good basic science article demonstrating that a single dose of hemoglobin encapsulated in...
REVIEW by:
J.-F. Hardy

Published: Aug 2001

Wilkes MM, Navickis RJ

Patient survival after human albumin administration. A meta-analysis of randomized, controlled trials.
Ann Intern Med 2001;135(3):149-64.

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NATA REVIEW:
Two commentaries of this article have been published in the June 2002 issue of the Canadian...
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Published: Jul 2001

Laurent C, Henzel D, MulangaKabeya C, Maertens G, Larouze B, Delaporte E

Seroepidemiological survey of hepatitis C virus among commercial sex workers and pregnant women in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Int J Epidemiol 2001;30(4):872-877.

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NATA REVIEW:
The article is of some interest in view of the contamination of commercial sex workers and...
REVIEW by:
V. Kretschmer.

Published: Jul 2001

Marfin AA, Liu H, Sutton MY, Steiner B, Pillay A, Markowitz LE

Amplification of the DNA polymerase I gene of Treponema pallidum from whole blood of persons with syphilis.
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2001;40(4):163-166.

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NATA REVIEW:
The article confirms by means of the sensitive PCR technique that Treponema pallidum may be...
REVIEW by:
Kretschmer V.

Published: Jul 2001

Greenough A

The role of immunoglobulins in neonatal rhesus haemolytic disease.
BioDrugs 2001;15(8):533-541.

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Note: Consensus Conference at RCP Edinburgh on anti-D did NOT state that one dose of 1000...
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