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  • patients
  • Leukostasis is an important cause of early death in patients with high blast counts, and the increase in viscosity produced by transfusing to a haemoglobin concentration above 10 g/dl may lead to sudden deterioration. (bmj.com)
  • Patients with suspected organ dysfunction from leukostasis should also be considered for critical care consultation and placement in the intensive care unit for aggressive monitoring. (neurologyadvisor.com)
  • early
  • During the early stage of DR, proinflammatory proteins, such as intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1) and tumor necrosis factor-α (TNF-α), are upregulated, and increased leukostasis is observed ( 3 - 5 ). (diabetesjournals.org)