• abnormal
  • In b-thalassaemia, the production of b-chain is abnormal while in a-thal it is the a-chain. (ndtv.com)
  • 10 The Stroke Prevention Trial in Sickle Cell Anemia (STOP) was a randomized study to determine the benefit of chronic red blood cell transfusions in prevention of first stroke in high-risk children identified as those with abnormal transcranial Doppler (TCD) velocities, the gold standard for determining risk. (uspharmacist.com)
  • decrease
  • Anemia is strictly defined as a decrease in red blood cell (RBC) mass. (medscape.com)
  • In anemia, a decrease in the number of RBCs transporting oxygen and carbon dioxide impairs the body's ability for gas exchange. (medscape.com)
  • With anemia due to acute blood loss, a reduction in oxygen-carrying capacity occurs along with a decrease in intravascular volume, with resultant hypoxia and hypovolemia. (medscape.com)
  • transfusion
  • BTM is a severe, transfusion-dependent anemia that causes infertility mainly due to iron deposition to endocrine organs after overtransfusion [ 7 ]. (hindawi.com)