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Transfusion Practice In Critically Ill Patients

A study was to describe transfusion practice in critically ill patients at an international level and evaluate the effects of red blood cell (RBC) transfusion on outcomes in these patients. This was a pre-planned sub-study of the Intensive Care Over Nations audit, which involved 730 ICUs in 84 countries and included all adult patients admitted between 8 May and 18 May 2012, except admissions for routine postoperative surveillance.

Analysis Of Brain Cortex Neural Reservoir

A recent study headed by Dr. Juan Nácher of Valencia University has shed light on a new function of neural plasticity and confirms the presence of a 'reservoir' of neurons that are added to the networks during adult life rather than during the developmental stage, as is normally the case

SPECT Imaging of Survivin in Tumors

Survivin, overexpressed in most cancers, is associated with poor prognosis and resistance to radiation therapy and chemotherapy. Herein, they report the synthesis of three 3-phenethyl-2-indolinone derivatives and their application as in vivo imaging agents for survivin