Chapter 28. Blood Transfusion in the Management of Patients with Haemoglobinopathies

  1. Michael F. Murphy MD, FRCP, FRCPath Professor Consultant Haematologist2,3 and
  2. Derwood H. Pamphilon MD, MRCPCH, FRCP, FRCPath Consultant Haematologist Honorary Clinical Reader4,5
  1. David Rees MA, FRCP, FRCPath Senior Lecturer Honorary Consultant

Published Online: 5 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444311761.ch28

Practical Transfusion Medicine, Third Edition

Practical Transfusion Medicine, Third Edition

How to Cite

Rees, D. (2009) Blood Transfusion in the Management of Patients with Haemoglobinopathies, in Practical Transfusion Medicine, Third Edition (eds M. F. Murphy and D. H. Pamphilon), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444311761.ch28

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

  2. 3

    NHS Blood and Transplant and Department of Haematology, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK

  3. 4

    NHS Blood and Transplant, Bristol, UK

  4. 5

    Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK

Author Information

  1. Department of Haematological Medicine, King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 14 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405181969

Online ISBN: 9781444311761

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Keywords:

  • immune blood disorders;
  • haemoglobinopathies;
  • negative iron balance;
  • serum creatinine;
  • venesection;
  • autoantibody formation;
  • preoperative blood transfusion

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • α-Thalassaemia syndromes

  • β-Thalassaemia syndromes

  • Sickle cell disease

  • Complications of transfusions in haemoglobinopathies

  • Iron chelation

  • Key points

  • Further reading