Blood transfusion is a medical procedure in which donated blood is provided to a patient through a narrow tube placed within a vein in your arm. Reasons for transfusions Blood transfusion is necessary for several reasons including: Sickle cell crisis. During abnormal and after delivery. For Thalassemic patients. For Neonatal jaundice – Exchange Blood Transfusion. For Leukemia and other cancer […]


Thalassemias are blood disorders that affect the body’s ability to produce hemoglobin and red blood cells. Treatment can include blood transfusions and iron chelation therapy. What is thalassemia? Red blood cells transport oxygen throughout the body; hemoglobin is the protein in red blood cells that actually carries the oxygen. Thalassemia (thal-uh-SEE-me-uh) is a group of disorders that affect the body’s […]