Susan Hasty, Publisher
Table of Contents . . . December 23rd, 1996Non-Subscriber - Summaries Only
Blood Banking (Safety) - New Law Needed on Blood Supply
Blood Substitutes (Cross-Linked Hemoglobin) - Higher Concentration/Lower Volume May Improve Efficacy
Acquired Protein Deficiences - Sustained Expression and Systemic Delivery Possible Using AAV Vector in Skeletal Muscle
Leukemia (Diagnostics) - CEP 8 SpectrumOrange DNA Probe Available for Clinical Use
Occupational Risk - Most High-Risk Needlesticks Preventable in Anesthesia Workers
Screening (HIV/HCV) - Contract Awarded to Put Screening System in Place
Thrombocytopenia - HIT and Thrombin Inhibitors Symposium Sponsored
Thrombosis (Antithrombin III) - Phase II Trial Begin with ATIII to Prevent Clotting
Thrombosis (Drug Development) - Mechanism of Action Reported for Class of Drugs
Thrombus (Treatment) - FDA Clearance Received to Market Thrombectomy System
Transplantation - Approval Granted for Ceprate SC Stem Cell Concentration System
Transplantation - Cord Blood Stem Cells Seen as Advantageous Alternative
Virology (HGV) - Infectivity of HGV in Blood Products Lower than HCV
Blood Safety (Antiviral) - "Inactivation of Viruses with Preservation of Coagulation Function in Fresh Frozen Plasma."
Disease Associations - "Prevalence of Immunity to Hepatitis A in Adults with Hemophilia."
Epidemiology (HCV) - "HCV Genotypes in Multitransfused Hemophiliacs."
Pathogenesis (HIV) - "Infection of Human Marrow Stroma By HIV-1 is Both Required and Sufficient for HIV-1 Induced Hematopoietic Suppression In Vitro: Demonstration by Gene-Modification of Primary Human Stroma."
Blood Substitutes - "Clinical Development of Human Polymerized Hemoglobin as a Blood Substitute."
Hemophilia (Gastrointestinal Bleeding) - "Endoscopic Injection Treatment of Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Hemophiliacs."
Hemophilia (Surgical Issues) - "Surgery in Hemophilia A Patients with Factor VIII Inhibitor: 10-year Experience."
Recombinant Technology - "Recombinant Blood Components: Clinical Administration Today and Tomorrow."
Screening (HBV/HCV) - "Performance Characteristics and Results of a Large-Scale Screening Program for Viral Hepatitis and Risk Factors Associated with Exposure to Viral Hepatitis B and C: Results of the National Hepatitis Screening Survey. DOUBL
Surgery (Infection Control) - "Influence of Blunt Needles on Surgical Glove Perforation and Safety for the Surgeon."
Transfusion (Overview) - "Benefits and Risks of Blood Transfusion in Surgical Patients."
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