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*  Spinal cord injury
... or when a blood clot becomes lodged in a blood vessel and cuts off blood supply to the cord. When systemic blood pressure drops ... If the systolic blood pressure falls below 90 mmHg within days of the injury, blood supply to the spinal cord may be reduced, ... Anterior cord syndrome, due to damage to the front portion of the spinal cord or reduction in the blood supply from the ... and blood pooling in the limbs-which results in insufficient blood flow to the spinal cord and potentially further damage to it ...
*  Spermatic cord
The spermatic cord is sensitive to torsion, in which the testicle rotates within its sac and blocks its own blood supply. ... The spermatic cord is the cord-like structure in males formed by the vas deferens (ductus deferens) and surrounding tissue that ... The right testis, exposed by laying open the tunica vaginalis Spermatic cord Spermatic cord Superficial veins oflower limb. ... The spermatic cord is ensheathed in three layers of tissue: external spermatic fascia, an extension of the innominate fascia ...
*  CFU-GEMM
... an effect enhanced by cord blood plasma". Blood. 81 (4): 942-9. PMID 7679010. Roodman GD, LeMaistre CF, Clark GM, Page CP, ... "Pyrimido-Indole Derivatives Are Novel Agonists of Human Cord Blood Hematopoietic Stem Cell Self-Renewal". Blood. 124 (21). ... Since the CFU-GEMM cell is a very early ancestor of the mature cells of the blood, it is not normally found in the blood. While ... red blood cells, and platelets, all of which are normally found in circulating blood. It has been suggested that eosinophils do ...
*  Cord blood bank
A cord blood bank is a facility which stores umbilical cord blood for future use. Both private and public cord blood banks have ... public cord blood banking has been more widely accepted by the medical community. Private cord blood banks store cord blood ... Cord blood stem cells are blood cell progenitors which can form red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. This is why ... and the cord blood may even be a match for parents (50%) and grandparents. Public cord blood banks function like public blood ...
*  Complications of pregnancy
Because of this, blood-borne microorganisms (Hepatitis B, HIV), organisms associated with sexually transmitted disease (e.g., ... Husemeyer R. P., Helme Sally (1980). "Lacerations of the umbilical cord arteries inflicted by the fetus". Journal of Obstetrics ... During birth, babies are exposed to maternal blood and body fluids without the placental barrier intervening and to the ... Monochorionic multiples may even become monoamniotic, sharing the same amniotic sac, resulting in risk of umbilical cord ...
*  Myelopathy
... describes any neurologic deficit related to the spinal cord. When due to trauma, it is known as (acute) spinal cord ... Angiography is used to examine blood vessels in suspected cases of vascular myelopathy. The presence and severity of myelopathy ... ultimately causing compression of the spinal cord. In Asian populations, spinal cord compression often occurs due to a ... The best way of visualising the spinal cord is Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). Apart from T1 and T2 MRI images, which are ...
*  Cord blood
Umbilical cord blood is blood that remains in the placenta and in the attached umbilical cord after childbirth. Cord blood is ... Collected cord blood is cryopreserved and then stored in a cord blood bank for future transplantation. Cord blood collection is ... store and supply cord blood; it is a public cord blood bank and part of the NHS. A cord blood bank may be private (i.e. the ... Umbilical cord blood is the blood left over in the placenta and in the umbilical cord after the birth of the baby. The cord ...
*  Singapore Cord Blood Bank
As a public cord blood bank, SCBB does not charge cord blood donors for its services. However, as the cord blood is donated ... but retain ownership over the use of their cord blood. Cord blood is the blood that circulates through the umbilical cord from ... The Singapore Cord Blood Bank (Abbreviation: SCBB) is Singapore's only public cord blood bank that collects, processes and ... Donation of cord blood by Singaporeans would significantly increase the probability of obtaining matched cord blood units for ...
*  Percutaneous umbilical cord blood sampling
... (PUBS), also called cordocentesis, fetal blood sampling, or umbilical vein sampling ... Finally, a white blood cell count can detect maternal blood in the sample, as fetal white blood cells are primarily leukocytes ... Once the umbilical cord is reached and the correct position of the needle is confirmed, the fetal blood is drawn. The needle is ... Umbilical cord blood gas analysis may assist with clinical management and excludes the diagnosis of birth asphyxia in ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Medicine: Medical Specialties: Hematology: Blood Products: Cord Blood
Umbilical cord blood is blood that remains in the placenta and in the attached umbilical cord after childbirth. It is collected ... Cord Blood Banking: Donating Umbilical Cord Blood Provides information on cord blood, its collection and storage, its use in ... Cord Blood Bank & Stem Cells Provides an overview of cord blood and stem cell transplants, news, resources, FAQ and a list of ... Cord Blood Banking General discussion by Dr. Vincent Ianelli of whether or not you should bank your baby's umbilical cord blood ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Medicine: Medical Specialties: Hematology: Marrow and Cord Blood Registries
Donor registries for bone marrow and cord blood. ... "Health ... Marrow and Cord Blood Registries" search on: AOL - ... Registry of volunteer donors of bone marrow, blood stem cells, and cord blood, mostly ethnic Jews (Ashkenazi). Based in the ... Aims to develop a database of cell lines and DNA drawn from over 500 bone marrow or cord blood transplants across Europe. ... UK stem cell register that enables leukaemia patients who need a stem cell, bone marrow or cord blood transplant to find a ...
*  Cells4Life
Jane Dreaper (13 May 2005). "Concern over cord blood banking". BBC News. Retrieved 24 March 2016. "New cord blood stem cell ... A child's umbilical cord blood and tissue is usually stored by parents when they believe their children might inherit a genetic ... "Cord Blood Banking - All You Need To Know". Mums Like Us. 17 February 2016. Retrieved 24 March 2016. "Global Hematopoietic Stem ... In public banking, parents can donate their baby's cord blood to the public/community bank, to be used to save the life of ...
*  Ronald McDonald House Charities
"Cord Blood Banks". Retrieved 9 November 2013. RMHC Pop Tab Collection Program House, Ronald McDonald. "Pop Tab Program". RMHC. ... Ronald McDonald House Charity Australia is also the major private donor to cord blood banks in Australia, providing a 10-year $ ...
*  Matthew Schissler
"Inside the Strange Science of Cord Blood Banking - Wired Science". Wired.com. Retrieved 2013-11-05. "Cord Blood Saves Child's ... Parent's Guide to Cord Blood , Brookeville MD 20833 , USA". Parentsguidecordblood.org. Retrieved 2013-11-07. "Cord blood ... Parents who subscribe to CBAI supply the company with a small amount of blood taken from the umbilical cord at the birth of a ... In 2010, they acquired 51 percent of stellacure GmbH of Hamburg, at the time the third-largest cord blood banking service in ...
*  Regenerative medicine
Cord blood has been studied as a treatment for diabetes. However, apart from blood disorders, the use of cord blood for other ... Along with cord blood, Wharton's jelly and the cord lining have been explored as sources for mesenchymal stem cells (MSC), and ... Though uses of cord blood beyond blood and immunological disorders is speculative, some research has been done in other areas. ... Cord Blood Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation". In Appelbaum, Frederick R.; Forman, Stephen J.; Negrin, Robert S.; Blume, Karl ...
*  Karoly Horvath
Jameson, Marni (14 August 2011). "Cord blood bill signed into law". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved 9 February 2014. "Maryland's ...
*  Cryobiology
Hunt CJ, Armitage SE, Pegg DE (2003). "Cryopreservation of umbilical cord blood: 1. Osmotically inactive volume, hydraulic ... For red blood cells, the optimum cooling rate is very rapid (nearly 100 °C per second), whereas for stem cells the optimum ... Cell suspensions (like blood and semen) and thin tissue sections can sometimes be stored almost indefinitely in liquid nitrogen ... During the freeze, the frog's breathing, blood flow, and heartbeat cease. Freezing is made possible by specialized proteins and ...
*  Reliance Industries
Relicord is a cord blood banking service owned by Reliance Life Sciences. It was established in 2002. It has been inspected and ... "AABB Accredited Cord Blood (CB) Facilities". AABB.org. Retrieved 18 August 2013. "Reliance Industries buys 95% stake in Infotel ...
*  Shannon Tavarez
They performed an umbilical-cord blood transplant at Cohen Children's Medical Center in New Hyde Park, N.Y." "Broadway to hold ... "Lion King Actress' Transplant Miracle? Will Cord Blood Save Shannon Tavarez's Life?", CBS News, August 19, 2010. Accessed ... Prior to the umbilical cord transplant she was undergoing chemotherapy. On November 1, 2010, Tavarez died at the age of 11 at ...
*  Alan Clemetson
Twin blood studies. I. Oxygen analysis of umbilical cord blood". The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the British ... Twin blood studies. II. Cord blood haemoglobin levels". The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the British Empire. 63 (1 ... In collaboration with the Department of Anesthesiology, he showed an improved oxygen saturation in the umbilical cord of blood ... Twin blood studies. III. Placental transfer of amino-acids". The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the British Empire. ...
*  Health Resources and Services Administration
HRSA oversees organ, bone marrow and cord blood donation. It supports programs that prepare against bioterrorism, compensate ... HRSA oversees all organ, tissue, and blood cell donations and is the federal agency primarily responsible for pediatric poison ...
*  Cryo-Cell International
is a cord blood bank. It was founded by Dan Richard in 1989. Cryo-Cell International is the first private cord blood bank to ... Cryo-Cell International services include the cryopreservation of umbilical cord blood and cord tissue. The company has also ... UA Cord Blood Bank." - Tucson Citizen Morgue, Part 2 (1993-2009). Tucson Citizen, 22 July 1998. Web. 16 July 2015. Jennifer ... Cryo-Cell International is the only U.S. private cord blood bank FACT accredited. Cryo-Cell International is ISO 9001:2008 ...
*  Virgin Health Bank
Cord blood banking enables stem cells to be collected from the blood remaining in a baby's umbilical cord and then cryo- ... Doha News Team (22 August 2011). "Virgin Health Bank starts storing cord blood in Qatar". dohanews.co. Doha News. Retrieved 2 ... Virgin Health Bank is a transplant quality cord blood stem cell bank that combines services with educational initiatives for ... To provide families with access to honest and accurate information about cord blood banking, empowering them to make truly ...
*  Tim Scott
Scott supports adult and cord blood stem cell research. He opposes embryonic stem cell research funded by taxpayers. He opposes ...
*  Metachromatic leukodystrophy
Cord blood transplants and reduced preparative routines are being studied.[citation needed] (current as of January 2017) Two ... An ARSA-A enzyme level blood test with a confirming urinary sulfatide test is the best biochemical test for MLD. The confirming ... ARSA enzyme to the nervous system by the route of the blood cells. Using the patient's own stem cells with genetic correction ... urinary sulfatide is important to distinguish between MLD and pseudo-MLD blood results. Genomic sequencing may also confirm MLD ...
*  Obstetric ultrasonography
Doppler sonography can be used to evaluate the pulsations in the fetal heart and bloods vessels for signs of abnormalities. ... including site of umbilical cord insertion when possible Amnionic fluid volume Gestational age assessment Fetal weight ...
*  Maria Luisa Escolar
"Outcomes of unrelated umbilical cord blood transplantation for X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy". Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 13 ... "Neurodevelopmental outcomes of umbilical cord blood transplantation in metachromatic leukodystrophy". Biol Blood Marrow ... "Using Cord Blood to Treat Neurodegenerative Diseases". YouTube. 2013-04-24. Retrieved 2015-07-19. "Neurodevelopment in Rare ... In the short term, umbilical cord blood transplantation improved neurodevelopmental function and survival. A follow-up study ...