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Stem Cells – harvesting and therapeutic indications

Blood stem cells are sampled by the obstetrician-gynecologist in maternity, at the request of the patient immediately after birth. The company of harvesting must be notified by the week 34 of pregnancy, and the mother will take with her the received kit to the hospital after signing the contract. The contract guarantees the preservation of […]


February 2, 2015, Blood
Treatments for phlebitis

Treatments for phlebitis. Phlebitis is a very painful condition. Phlebitis can be fatal if a blood clot from the legs reach to the lungs. Inflammation of the veins is called phlebitis (thrombophlebitis , thrombo – refers to blood clots). There are 2 main types of phlebitis: Phlebitis of the deep veins – is the most […]


October 12, 2013, Blood Remedies
Thalassemia – thalassemia major, thalassemia minor

Thalassemia is a blood disease characterized by changing the amount and constitution of hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is found inside red blood cells and its role is to transport oxygen through blood to tissues. Hemoglobin structure is supported by two types of protein chains – four globin. Normal globins of hemoglobin are: – 2 alpha chains and 2 beta chains in […]


March 31, 2012, Blood
Aplastic anemia – causes, symptoms, treatment

Aplastic anemia is a severe disease characterized by pancytopenia (decreased red blood cells, leukocytes, and platelets well below physiological values) associated with fewer cells in bone marrow. Causes of aplastic anemia In terms of etiology, the condition may be acquired or hereditary. Acquired aplastic anemia may occur after the action of chemicals (insecticides, benzene), viruses (Epstein […]


December 16, 2011, Blood