Susan Hasty, Publisher
Table of Contents . . . March 22nd, 1999Non-Subscriber - Summaries Only
Blood Banking - NAT Is Up and Running
Blood Banking - New Tests For U.S. Blood Supply Under Way
Alloimmunization - Leukoreduction of MHC Cells Enhances Platelet Immunity
Antiangiogenesis - rhuMAbVEGF Can Reversibly Inhibit Neovascularization
Blood Banking - Chilling Increases Platelets Calcium Concentration
Bone Marrow Transplantation - ABO Incompatibility a Prognostic Risk Factor
Hematopoiesis - Ex Vivo Expansion Compromises Engraftment
Neutrophils - SCF Combined with TPO Increases Cell Production
Surgery (Cardiac) - Algorithm Is Effective in Reducing Transfusion Requirements
Surgery (Hepatic Resection) - Procedures Are Performed without Blood Transfusion
Treatment (Chemotherapy-Related Anemia) - Recombinant Human Erythropoietin Is Safe for Children
Trypanosoma cruzi - Amino-Acid Repeats Promote Persistence of Proteins in Blood
Niemann-Pick Disease - Improved Stem Cell Gene Transfer Facilitates Therapeutic Options
Testing (HCV) - Liver Enzyme Testing Evaluated
Transplantation - GrB Analysis Distinguishes Primary CMV Infection
Angina (Treatment) - Trials Show Lovenox Superior to Heparin for Unstable Angina
Anti-Angiogenesis (Angiostatin) - Novel Interaction Explains Blood Vessel Growth to Tumors
Blood Banking (HIV Transmission) - Faulty Blood Screenings Prompts HIV Tests; 68 Learn Infected
Breastfeeding - Breastfeeding Hormone Lowers Nursing Moms' Blood Pressure
Cardiovascular Disease - Growth Factor Therapy Works Poorly in Heart
Colorectal Cancer (Screening) - Fecal Occult Blood Test Helps Save Lives
Industry News (Heart Disease) - Collaboration to Treat Heart Disease with Gene Therapy Announced
Sickle Cell Anemia - Sickle Cell Effects on Brain Found in Very Young Children
FLT3 Ligand - "The Effect of FLT3 Ligand on Angiogenesis."
Blood Storage - "Novel Approaches to Improve and Extend Platelet Storage."
Transfusion Medicine - "Transfusion of Antigenically Modified Erythrocytes."
Surgery (Transfusion) - "Reduction of Transfusion Requirements During Major Hepatic Resection for Metastatic Disease."
Syphilis (Blood Screening) - "Predictive Value of Past and Current Screening Tests for Syphilis in Blood Donors: Changing from a Rapid Plasma Reagin Test to an Automated Specific Treponemal Test for Screening."
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