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Identification of Anti-G in Pregnant Women with RhD Negative Blood: The First Case in Korea

Choi S, Yoon SJ, Seo JY, Chun S, Oh SY, Cho D

  • Korean J Blood Transfus.
  • 2017 Dec;28(3):304-310.
  • doi: 10.17945/kjbt.2017.28.3.304
Anti-G positivity can be misinterpreted as the presence of anti-D or -C antigen in an antibody identification test, as this antibody is known to show agglutination to D or C...
A Case of Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura with Exacerbation after Incomplete Remission of Therapeutic Plasma Exchange

Sohn YH, Ihm C, Choi EH, Lee SK

  • Korean J Blood Transfus.
  • 2017 Dec;28(3):298-303.
  • doi: 10.17945/kjbt.2017.28.3.298
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) is a rare blood disorder with a mortality rate of over 90% without prompt treatment. It is caused by congenital, idiopathic, or secondary diseases; idiopathic TTP...
Assessment of Medical Trainnees' Knowledge and Their Educational Needs on Transfusion Medicine

Lim J, Kim H, Lim YA, Lim HS, Kim JN, Choi SR, Kwon GC

  • Korean J Blood Transfus.
  • 2017 Dec;28(3):290-297.
  • doi: 10.17945/kjbt.2017.28.3.290
BACKGROUND: Transfusion is one of the most important treatments in patient care. It has been known that there is a lack of transfusion medicine knowledge of doctors in other countries,...
A Survey of the Opinions of Transfusion Specialists on Transfusion Policy of Thalassemia Patients in Korea

Lee HJ, Shin KH, Kim HH, Kim MJ, Kim JN

  • Korean J Blood Transfus.
  • 2017 Dec;28(3):282-289.
  • doi: 10.17945/kjbt.2017.28.3.282
BACKGROUND: Thalassemia patients are treated with chronic blood transfusion to relief symptoms. The prevalence of thalassemia in Korea has been increasing recently in response to an increase in the number...
Assessment of the Training Program for Improvement of Blood Management at Hospital Blood Centers by Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention : Analysis of Survey Results (2015∼2017)

Um TH, Kim HO, Lee MN, Jang CH, Kim MJ, Kim JN

  • Korean J Blood Transfus.
  • 2017 Dec;28(3):275-281.
  • doi: 10.17945/kjbt.2017.28.3.275
BACKGROUND: The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) has been providing a nationwide, one-day training program for workers of hospital blood centers once a year since 2013. We...
Estimation of the Outbreaks of Transfusion-Transmissible Emerging Infectious Diseases in Korean Blood Donors by Public Data

Kang JW, Seo JH, Kang J, Youn KW, Shin SM, Seo YI, Huh K

  • Korean J Blood Transfus.
  • 2017 Dec;28(3):264-274.
  • doi: 10.17945/kjbt.2017.28.3.264
BACKGROUND: Transfusion transmissible emerging infectious diseases (EIDs) is a potential risk to the safety of blood transfusions due to the lack of donor screening assays. To prevent the spread of...
Proposal of Evaluation Method for Leukoreduction Blood Filter and Evaluation of Domestic Filter

Shin GS, Kim SH, Kim B, Lee KR, Kang JW, Huh K, Kim J, Rhee KJ, Kim YS

  • Korean J Blood Transfus.
  • 2017 Dec;28(3):256-263.
  • doi: 10.17945/kjbt.2017.28.3.256
BACKGROUND: A leukoreduction filter was recently developed in Korea to reduce various kinds of adverse transfusion reactions. The objective of this study was to propose a domestic evaluation system for...
Comparative Analytical Study on Massive Transfusion between Traumatic Emergency and Existing Emergency Rooms for Traumatic Patients at a Tertiary Hospital

Yoo DW, Kim H, Shin KH, Lee HJ, Chang CL, Kim HH

  • Korean J Blood Transfus.
  • 2017 Dec;28(3):248-255.
  • doi: 10.17945/kjbt.2017.28.3.248
BACKGROUND: Massive transfusion is defined as an 8- to 10-unit transfusion of red blood cells (RBC) within 24 hours in an adult or a 4- to 5-unit transfusion of RBC...
The Clinical Significance of Implementing Concurrent Direct Antiglobulin Test and Antibody Elution Test in Diagnosing Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn

Nah H, Lee E, Song J, Cheong JW, Kim HO

  • Korean J Blood Transfus.
  • 2017 Dec;28(3):238-247.
  • doi: 10.17945/kjbt.2017.28.3.238
BACKGROUND: Hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn (HDFN) is a condition in which immune hemolytic anemia occurs in fetuses or newborns as a result of maternal alloimunized antibodies transfer....
Quality Assurance of Diagnostic Immunologic Tests for Screening of Transfusion-Transmissible Infections at Korean Blood Centers

Chung YN, Yun SG, Kwag JS, Cho Y

  • Korean J Blood Transfus.
  • 2017 Dec;28(3):225-237.
  • doi: 10.17945/kjbt.2017.28.3.225
The Korean government previously established a national blood policy and national blood system based on basic and essential legislation. This achievement was the result of collaborative efforts between the Korean...
Strategies to Prevent Transfusion-Transmitted Infection in Blood Centers

Shin DW, Kim H, Kim B, Kim TY, Hong YJ, Kim TS, Park JS, Song EY, Park KU, Han KS

  • Korean J Blood Transfus.
  • 2017 Dec;28(3):211-224.
  • doi: 10.17945/kjbt.2017.28.3.211
There has been continuous effort to prevent transfusion-transmitted infection (TTI). Strategies to prevent TTI can be divided into two components: first, determining donor eligibility, and second, managing bacterial contamination of...

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