Transfusion

Cover image for Vol. 48 Issue 6

June 2008

Volume 48, Issue 6

Pages 1043–1267

  1. In this issue

    1. Top of page
    2. In this issue
    3. EDITORIALS
    4. TRANSFUSION MEDICINE ILLUSTRATED
    5. CLINICAL RESEARCH FOCUS
    6. BLOOD COMPONENTS
    7. TRANSPLANTATION AND CELLULAR ENGINERING
    8. TRANSFUSION PRACTICE
    9. IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY
    10. BLOOD CONSERVATION AND TRANSFUSION ALTERNATIVES
    11. BLOOD DONORS AND BLOOD COLLECTION
    12. HEMOSTASIS
    13. HEMAPHERESIS
    14. TRANSFUSION COMPLICATIONS
    15. COMMENTARY
    16. REVIEWS
    17. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. In This Issue (page 1043)

      Article first published online: 4 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01770.x

  2. EDITORIALS

    1. Top of page
    2. In this issue
    3. EDITORIALS
    4. TRANSFUSION MEDICINE ILLUSTRATED
    5. CLINICAL RESEARCH FOCUS
    6. BLOOD COMPONENTS
    7. TRANSPLANTATION AND CELLULAR ENGINERING
    8. TRANSFUSION PRACTICE
    9. IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY
    10. BLOOD CONSERVATION AND TRANSFUSION ALTERNATIVES
    11. BLOOD DONORS AND BLOOD COLLECTION
    12. HEMOSTASIS
    13. HEMAPHERESIS
    14. TRANSFUSION COMPLICATIONS
    15. COMMENTARY
    16. REVIEWS
    17. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
  3. TRANSFUSION MEDICINE ILLUSTRATED

    1. Top of page
    2. In this issue
    3. EDITORIALS
    4. TRANSFUSION MEDICINE ILLUSTRATED
    5. CLINICAL RESEARCH FOCUS
    6. BLOOD COMPONENTS
    7. TRANSPLANTATION AND CELLULAR ENGINERING
    8. TRANSFUSION PRACTICE
    9. IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY
    10. BLOOD CONSERVATION AND TRANSFUSION ALTERNATIVES
    11. BLOOD DONORS AND BLOOD COLLECTION
    12. HEMOSTASIS
    13. HEMAPHERESIS
    14. TRANSFUSION COMPLICATIONS
    15. COMMENTARY
    16. REVIEWS
    17. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. Images in Transfusion Medicine (page 1049)

      Minh-Ha Tran and Wesley T. Stevens

      Article first published online: 4 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01695.x

  4. CLINICAL RESEARCH FOCUS

    1. Top of page
    2. In this issue
    3. EDITORIALS
    4. TRANSFUSION MEDICINE ILLUSTRATED
    5. CLINICAL RESEARCH FOCUS
    6. BLOOD COMPONENTS
    7. TRANSPLANTATION AND CELLULAR ENGINERING
    8. TRANSFUSION PRACTICE
    9. IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY
    10. BLOOD CONSERVATION AND TRANSFUSION ALTERNATIVES
    11. BLOOD DONORS AND BLOOD COLLECTION
    12. HEMOSTASIS
    13. HEMAPHERESIS
    14. TRANSFUSION COMPLICATIONS
    15. COMMENTARY
    16. REVIEWS
    17. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. The role of noninferiority designs in clinical research (pages 1050–1052)

      Lora Giangregorio and Richard J. Cook

      Article first published online: 4 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01714.x

  5. BLOOD COMPONENTS

    1. Top of page
    2. In this issue
    3. EDITORIALS
    4. TRANSFUSION MEDICINE ILLUSTRATED
    5. CLINICAL RESEARCH FOCUS
    6. BLOOD COMPONENTS
    7. TRANSPLANTATION AND CELLULAR ENGINERING
    8. TRANSFUSION PRACTICE
    9. IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY
    10. BLOOD CONSERVATION AND TRANSFUSION ALTERNATIVES
    11. BLOOD DONORS AND BLOOD COLLECTION
    12. HEMOSTASIS
    13. HEMAPHERESIS
    14. TRANSFUSION COMPLICATIONS
    15. COMMENTARY
    16. REVIEWS
    17. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. Evaluation of proposed FDA criteria for the evaluation of radiolabeled red cell recovery trials (pages 1053–1060)

      Larry J. Dumont, James P. AuBuchon and Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) Collaborative

      Article first published online: 22 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01642.x

    2. A prospective observational cohort safety study of 5106 platelet transfusions with components prepared with photochemical pathogen inactivation treatment (pages 1061–1071)

      Jean C. Osselaer, Nathalie Messe, Tor Hervig, Jose Bueno, Emma Castro, Aurora Espinosa, Patrizia Accorsi, Klaus Junge, Michele Jacquet, Jocelyne Flament and Laurence Corash

      Article first published online: 13 MAR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01643.x

    3. The influence of simulated shipping conditions (24- or 30-hr interruption of agitation) on the in vitro properties of apheresis platelets during 7-day storage (pages 1072–1080)

      Stephen J. Wagner, Ralph Vassallo, Andrey Skripchenko, Mindy Einarson, Shalini Seetharaman and Gary Moroff

      Article first published online: 25 MAR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01690.x

    4. Prolonged maintenance of 2,3-diphosphoglycerate acid and adenosine triphosphate in red blood cells during storage (pages 1081–1089)

      Dirk De Korte, Mya Kleine, Herbert G.H. Korsten and Arthur J. Verhoeven

      Article first published online: 26 MAR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01689.x

    5. Solvent/detergent treatment of platelet concentrates enhances the release of growth factors (pages 1090–1098)

      Thierry Burnouf, Yu H. Tseng, Ya P. Kuo and Chen Y. Su

      Article first published online: 25 MAR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01691.x

  6. TRANSPLANTATION AND CELLULAR ENGINERING

    1. Top of page
    2. In this issue
    3. EDITORIALS
    4. TRANSFUSION MEDICINE ILLUSTRATED
    5. CLINICAL RESEARCH FOCUS
    6. BLOOD COMPONENTS
    7. TRANSPLANTATION AND CELLULAR ENGINERING
    8. TRANSFUSION PRACTICE
    9. IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY
    10. BLOOD CONSERVATION AND TRANSFUSION ALTERNATIVES
    11. BLOOD DONORS AND BLOOD COLLECTION
    12. HEMOSTASIS
    13. HEMAPHERESIS
    14. TRANSFUSION COMPLICATIONS
    15. COMMENTARY
    16. REVIEWS
    17. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. Platelet count is a sensitive predictor of autologous peripheral blood progenitor cell collection yield in previously treated plasma cell disease patients (pages 1106–1114)

      Abba C. Zubair, Rhonda Grant, Wenting Wu, Han Tun, Candido Rivera, Alvaro Moreno-Aspitia, Michael Joyce, Vivek Roy, Gerardo Colon-Otero and Lawrence A. Solberg

      Article first published online: 25 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01651.x

    2. Proficiency testing experience for viable CD34+ stem cell analysis (pages 1115–1121)

      María C. López and David A. Lawrence

      Article first published online: 22 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01652.x

    3. In vitro proliferation and differentiation of human CD34+ cells from peripheral blood into mature red blood cells with two different cell culture systems (pages 1122–1132)

      Isabel Dorn, Pamela Lazar-Karsten, Stefanie Boie, Julika Ribbat, Dirk Hartwig, Birgit Driller, Holger Kirchner and Peter Schlenke

      Article first published online: 22 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01653.x

    4. An algorithm based on peripheral CD34+ cells and hemoglobin concentration provides a better optimization of apheresis than the application of a fixed CD34 threshold (pages 1133–1137)

      Márcia T. Delamain, José F.C. Marques Jr, Carmino A. De Souza, Irene Lorand-Metze and Konradin Metze

      Article first published online: 15 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01687.x

    5. Loss of integrity of umbilical cord blood unit freezing bags: description and consequences (pages 1138–1142)

      Bharat Thyagarajan, Michael Berger, Darin Sumstad and David H. McKenna

      Article first published online: 16 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01688.x

  7. TRANSFUSION PRACTICE

    1. Top of page
    2. In this issue
    3. EDITORIALS
    4. TRANSFUSION MEDICINE ILLUSTRATED
    5. CLINICAL RESEARCH FOCUS
    6. BLOOD COMPONENTS
    7. TRANSPLANTATION AND CELLULAR ENGINERING
    8. TRANSFUSION PRACTICE
    9. IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY
    10. BLOOD CONSERVATION AND TRANSFUSION ALTERNATIVES
    11. BLOOD DONORS AND BLOOD COLLECTION
    12. HEMOSTASIS
    13. HEMAPHERESIS
    14. TRANSFUSION COMPLICATIONS
    15. COMMENTARY
    16. REVIEWS
    17. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide is a useful diagnostic marker for transfusion-associated circulatory overload (pages 1143–1150)

      Aaron A.R. Tobian, Lori J. Sokoll, Daniel J. Tisch, Paul M. Ness and Hua Shan

      Article first published online: 22 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01656.x

  8. IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY

    1. Top of page
    2. In this issue
    3. EDITORIALS
    4. TRANSFUSION MEDICINE ILLUSTRATED
    5. CLINICAL RESEARCH FOCUS
    6. BLOOD COMPONENTS
    7. TRANSPLANTATION AND CELLULAR ENGINERING
    8. TRANSFUSION PRACTICE
    9. IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY
    10. BLOOD CONSERVATION AND TRANSFUSION ALTERNATIVES
    11. BLOOD DONORS AND BLOOD COLLECTION
    12. HEMOSTASIS
    13. HEMAPHERESIS
    14. TRANSFUSION COMPLICATIONS
    15. COMMENTARY
    16. REVIEWS
    17. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. Rapid detection of JMH antibodies with recombinant Sema7A (CD108) protein and the particle gel immunoassay (pages 1151–1155)

      Axel Seltsam, Ashraf Agaylan, Daniela Grueger, Oliver Meyer, Rainer Blasczyk and Abdulgabar Salama

      Article first published online: 14 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01660.x

    2. Noninvasive fetal RHD genotyping by maternal plasma with capillary electrophoresis (pages 1156–1163)

      Machiko Kimura, Chiaki Sato, Masaaki Hara, Osamu Ishihara and Kenji Ikebuchi

      Article first published online: 16 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01681.x

    3. Genetic conservation of the GIL blood group determining aquaporin 3 gene in African and Caucasian populations (pages 1164–1168)

      Noemí Bahamontes-Rosa, Cristina Tena-Tomás, Jana Wolkow, Peter G. Kremsner and Jürgen F. Kun

      Article first published online: 23 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01683.x

    4. Cost-efficient sequence-specific priming–polymerase chain reaction screening for blood donors with rare phenotypes (pages 1169–1173)

      Franz F. Wagner, Rita Bittner, Eduard K. Petershofen, Andrea Doescher and Thomas H. Müller

      Article first published online: 15 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01682.x

    5. Analysis of a high-throughput HLA antibody screening assay for use with platelet donors (pages 1174–1179)

      Emmanuel Fadeyi, Sharon Adams, Brett Peterson, Julia Hackett, Phyllis Byrne, Harvey G. Klein, Francesco M. Marincola, Susan F. Leitman and David F. Stroncek

      Article first published online: 15 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01684.x

    6. Herpesvirus prevalence and viral load in healthy blood donors by quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction (pages 1180–1187)

      S. David Hudnall, Tiansheng Chen, Paul Allison, Stephen K. Tyring and Ashley Heath

      Article first published online: 15 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01685.x

  9. BLOOD CONSERVATION AND TRANSFUSION ALTERNATIVES

    1. Top of page
    2. In this issue
    3. EDITORIALS
    4. TRANSFUSION MEDICINE ILLUSTRATED
    5. CLINICAL RESEARCH FOCUS
    6. BLOOD COMPONENTS
    7. TRANSPLANTATION AND CELLULAR ENGINERING
    8. TRANSFUSION PRACTICE
    9. IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY
    10. BLOOD CONSERVATION AND TRANSFUSION ALTERNATIVES
    11. BLOOD DONORS AND BLOOD COLLECTION
    12. HEMOSTASIS
    13. HEMAPHERESIS
    14. TRANSFUSION COMPLICATIONS
    15. COMMENTARY
    16. REVIEWS
    17. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. A comparison of hemolysis and red cell mechanical fragility in blood collected with different cell salvage suction devices (pages 1188–1191)

      Mark H. Yazer, Jonathan H. Waters, Kyle R. Elkin, Max E. Rohrbaugh and Marina V. Kameneva

      Article first published online: 13 MAR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01670.x

  10. BLOOD DONORS AND BLOOD COLLECTION

    1. Top of page
    2. In this issue
    3. EDITORIALS
    4. TRANSFUSION MEDICINE ILLUSTRATED
    5. CLINICAL RESEARCH FOCUS
    6. BLOOD COMPONENTS
    7. TRANSPLANTATION AND CELLULAR ENGINERING
    8. TRANSFUSION PRACTICE
    9. IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY
    10. BLOOD CONSERVATION AND TRANSFUSION ALTERNATIVES
    11. BLOOD DONORS AND BLOOD COLLECTION
    12. HEMOSTASIS
    13. HEMAPHERESIS
    14. TRANSFUSION COMPLICATIONS
    15. COMMENTARY
    16. REVIEWS
    17. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. Short-term ferrous sulfate supplementation in female blood donors (pages 1192–1197)

      Mahtab Maghsudlu, Soheila Nasizadeh, Gholam Reza Toogeh, Tahereh Zandieh, Siavash Parandoush and Maryam Rezayani

      Article first published online: 17 MAR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2007.01671.x

    2. Risk factors for hepatitis C virus infection among blood donors in Beijing and implications for improving the pretesting donor screening process (pages 1207–1212)

      Yan Qiu, Ling Shi, Yi Wang, Gui Zhang, Jing Zheng, Xiaoyan Gong, Hongying Xia, Ping Zhang, Paul Ness and Hua Shan

      Article first published online: 13 MAR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01673.x

    3. Risk factors for acute, moderate to severe donor reactions associated with multicomponent apheresis collections (pages 1213–1219)

      Shan Yuan, Jeffrey Gornbein, Barbara Smeltzer, Alyssa F. Ziman, Qun Lu and Dennis Goldfinger

      Article first published online: 13 MAR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01674.x

  11. HEMOSTASIS

    1. Top of page
    2. In this issue
    3. EDITORIALS
    4. TRANSFUSION MEDICINE ILLUSTRATED
    5. CLINICAL RESEARCH FOCUS
    6. BLOOD COMPONENTS
    7. TRANSPLANTATION AND CELLULAR ENGINERING
    8. TRANSFUSION PRACTICE
    9. IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY
    10. BLOOD CONSERVATION AND TRANSFUSION ALTERNATIVES
    11. BLOOD DONORS AND BLOOD COLLECTION
    12. HEMOSTASIS
    13. HEMAPHERESIS
    14. TRANSFUSION COMPLICATIONS
    15. COMMENTARY
    16. REVIEWS
    17. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. Inactivation of parvovirus B19 during STIM-4 vapor heat treatment of three coagulation factor concentrates (pages 1220–1226)

      Andreas Berting, Jens Modrof, Ulrike Unger, Matthias Gessner, Andreas Klotz, Gerhard Poelsler and Thomas R. Kreil

      Article first published online: 10 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01662.x

  12. HEMAPHERESIS

    1. Top of page
    2. In this issue
    3. EDITORIALS
    4. TRANSFUSION MEDICINE ILLUSTRATED
    5. CLINICAL RESEARCH FOCUS
    6. BLOOD COMPONENTS
    7. TRANSPLANTATION AND CELLULAR ENGINERING
    8. TRANSFUSION PRACTICE
    9. IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY
    10. BLOOD CONSERVATION AND TRANSFUSION ALTERNATIVES
    11. BLOOD DONORS AND BLOOD COLLECTION
    12. HEMOSTASIS
    13. HEMAPHERESIS
    14. TRANSFUSION COMPLICATIONS
    15. COMMENTARY
    16. REVIEWS
    17. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. Plasmapheresis in asparaginase-induced hypertriglyceridemia (pages 1227–1230)

      Elizabeth M. Kfoury-Baz, Rabih A. Nassar, Rita F. Tanios, Zaher K. Otrock, Amira M. Youssef, Costantine Albany, Ali Bazarbachi and Ziad M. Salem

      Article first published online: 10 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01663.x

  13. TRANSFUSION COMPLICATIONS

    1. Top of page
    2. In this issue
    3. EDITORIALS
    4. TRANSFUSION MEDICINE ILLUSTRATED
    5. CLINICAL RESEARCH FOCUS
    6. BLOOD COMPONENTS
    7. TRANSPLANTATION AND CELLULAR ENGINERING
    8. TRANSFUSION PRACTICE
    9. IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY
    10. BLOOD CONSERVATION AND TRANSFUSION ALTERNATIVES
    11. BLOOD DONORS AND BLOOD COLLECTION
    12. HEMOSTASIS
    13. HEMAPHERESIS
    14. TRANSFUSION COMPLICATIONS
    15. COMMENTARY
    16. REVIEWS
    17. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
  14. COMMENTARY

    1. Top of page
    2. In this issue
    3. EDITORIALS
    4. TRANSFUSION MEDICINE ILLUSTRATED
    5. CLINICAL RESEARCH FOCUS
    6. BLOOD COMPONENTS
    7. TRANSPLANTATION AND CELLULAR ENGINERING
    8. TRANSFUSION PRACTICE
    9. IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY
    10. BLOOD CONSERVATION AND TRANSFUSION ALTERNATIVES
    11. BLOOD DONORS AND BLOOD COLLECTION
    12. HEMOSTASIS
    13. HEMAPHERESIS
    14. TRANSFUSION COMPLICATIONS
    15. COMMENTARY
    16. REVIEWS
    17. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
  15. REVIEWS

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    2. In this issue
    3. EDITORIALS
    4. TRANSFUSION MEDICINE ILLUSTRATED
    5. CLINICAL RESEARCH FOCUS
    6. BLOOD COMPONENTS
    7. TRANSPLANTATION AND CELLULAR ENGINERING
    8. TRANSFUSION PRACTICE
    9. IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY
    10. BLOOD CONSERVATION AND TRANSFUSION ALTERNATIVES
    11. BLOOD DONORS AND BLOOD COLLECTION
    12. HEMOSTASIS
    13. HEMAPHERESIS
    14. TRANSFUSION COMPLICATIONS
    15. COMMENTARY
    16. REVIEWS
    17. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. Blood safety in Sub-Saharan Africa: a multi-factorial problem (pages 1256–1261)

      Claude Tayou Tagny, Dora Mbanya, Jean-Baptiste Tapko and Jean-Jacques Lefrère

      Article first published online: 4 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01697.x

  16. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    1. Top of page
    2. In this issue
    3. EDITORIALS
    4. TRANSFUSION MEDICINE ILLUSTRATED
    5. CLINICAL RESEARCH FOCUS
    6. BLOOD COMPONENTS
    7. TRANSPLANTATION AND CELLULAR ENGINERING
    8. TRANSFUSION PRACTICE
    9. IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY
    10. BLOOD CONSERVATION AND TRANSFUSION ALTERNATIVES
    11. BLOOD DONORS AND BLOOD COLLECTION
    12. HEMOSTASIS
    13. HEMAPHERESIS
    14. TRANSFUSION COMPLICATIONS
    15. COMMENTARY
    16. REVIEWS
    17. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. Letters from Africa (page 1262)

      S. Gerald Sandler

      Article first published online: 4 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01725.x

    2. A letter from Kenya (page 1262)

      Jack Nyamongo and David Mvere

      Article first published online: 4 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01726.x

    3. A letter from Rwanda (page 1263)

      Florent Senyana and Connie Lien Adams

      Article first published online: 4 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01727.x

    4. A letter from South Africa (pages 1263–1265)

      Loyiso Mpuntsha, Anthon Heyns and Sergio Camera

      Article first published online: 4 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01728.x

    5. A letter from Tanzania (page 1265)

      Ahmad Makuwani, Faustine Ndugulile, Titus Mkapa, Abdul Mwanja, Harold Chipanha, Valentino Mvanga and Kenra Ford

      Article first published online: 4 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01729.x

    6. A letter from Mozambique (pages 1266–1267)

      Evelina L. Chambo, Sara Salimo, Ernesto Zefanias, Terri Konstenius, Carmen M. Nogueira and Orlando C. Ferreira Jr

      Article first published online: 4 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01730.x

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