Exchange Transfusion

Exchange Transfusion


Exchange Transfusion

  • Partial Exchange Transfusion is best management option in neonatal polycythemia showing  intolerance to feed /abdominal distension & 72%PCV
  • A 32 weeks premature infants, 900gm weight on the third days. The serum bilirubin is 13 mg%. The treatment of choice is  Exchange transfusion
  • In Rh Iso Imunisation, exchange transfusion is indicated if Cord blood hemoglobin is less than 10 g %, Cord bilirubin is more than 5 mg & History of previous sibling affected
  • Indications for exchange transfusion are  Unconjugated bilirubin > 18 mg/100 ml, Cord hemoglobin < 10 mg/100 ml & Bilirubin protein ratio > 3.5
Exam Question
 
  • Partial Exchange Transfusion is best management option in neonatal polycythemia showing  intolerance to feed /abdominal distension & 72%PCV
  • A 32 weeks premature infants, 900gm weight on the third days. The serum bilirubin is 13 mg%. The treatment of choice is  Exchange transfusion
  • In Rh Iso Imunisation, exchange transfusion is indicated if Cord blood hemoglobin is less than 10 g %, Cord bilirubin is more than 5 mg & History of previous sibling affected
  • Indications for exchange transfusion are  Unconjugated bilirubin > 18 mg/100 ml, Cord hemoglobin < 10 mg/100 ml & Bilirubin protein ratio > 3.5
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