Neelam Marwaha

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Publications

  1. pmc Serial assessment of biochemical parameters of red cell preparations to evaluate safety for neonatal transfusions
    Somnath Mukherjee
    Department of Transfusion Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Med Res 132:715-20. 2010
  2. pmc Platelet audit: Assessment and utilization of this precious resource from a tertiary care hospital
    K Saluja
    Department of Transfusion Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Asian J Transfus Sci 1:8-11. 2007
  3. pmc Transfusion-related adverse events at the tertiary care center in North India: An institutional hemovigilance effort
    Prasun Bhattacharya
    Departments of Transfusion Medicine, Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, India
    Asian J Transfus Sci 5:164-70. 2011
  4. pmc Analysis of adverse events and predisposing factors in voluntary and replacement whole blood donors: A study from north India
    Naveen Agnihotri
    Department of Transfusion Medicine, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India Blood Bank and Transfusion Services, Fortis Hospital, Delhi, India
    Asian J Transfus Sci 6:155-60. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Consensus and controversies in platelet transfusion
    Neelam Marwaha
    Department of Transfusion Medicine, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    Transfus Apher Sci 41:127-33. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint IgA deficiency: implications for transfusion
    Neelam Marwaha
    Department of Transfusion Medicine Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh 160012, India
    Indian J Med Res 123:591-2. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Whole blood and component use in resource poor settings
    Neelam Marwaha
    Department of Transfusion Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Biologicals 38:68-71. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Red cell alloimmunization in a transfused patient population: a study from a tertiary care hospital in north India
    Beenu Thakral
    Department of Transfusion Medicine, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    Hematology 13:313-8. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence & significance of hepatitis C virus (HCV) seropositivity in blood donors
    Beenu Thakral
    Departments of Transfusion Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Med Res 124:431-8. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Transfusion medicine illustrated. Bacterial contamination of platelets: abnormal appearance prevents catastrophic events
    Beenu Thakral
    Department of Transfusion Medicine and Medical Microbiology and the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Transfusion 47:1961-2. 2007

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  1. pmc Serial assessment of biochemical parameters of red cell preparations to evaluate safety for neonatal transfusions
    Somnath Mukherjee
    Department of Transfusion Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Med Res 132:715-20. 2010
    ..This study was designed to evaluate serial in vitro changes of biochemical parameters in different RBC preparations during storage to consider for neonatal transfusions even after storage beyond one week...
  2. pmc Platelet audit: Assessment and utilization of this precious resource from a tertiary care hospital
    K Saluja
    Department of Transfusion Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Asian J Transfus Sci 1:8-11. 2007
    ..To assess the appropriate utilization of platelet transfusions [random donor platelets (RDP) and single donor platelets (SDP)]; a six-month retrospective audit was carried out in a tertiary care hospital...
  3. pmc Transfusion-related adverse events at the tertiary care center in North India: An institutional hemovigilance effort
    Prasun Bhattacharya
    Departments of Transfusion Medicine, Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, India
    Asian J Transfus Sci 5:164-70. 2011
    ..This study was designed to analyze the incidence and spectrum of adverse effects of blood transfusion so as to initiate measures to minimize risks and improve overall transfusion safety in the institute...
  4. pmc Analysis of adverse events and predisposing factors in voluntary and replacement whole blood donors: A study from north India
    Naveen Agnihotri
    Department of Transfusion Medicine, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India Blood Bank and Transfusion Services, Fortis Hospital, Delhi, India
    Asian J Transfus Sci 6:155-60. 2012
    ..Donor recruitment and retention are essential for ensuring adequate blood supply. However, adverse events (AEs) in donors have a negative impact on donor return...
  5. doi request reprint Consensus and controversies in platelet transfusion
    Neelam Marwaha
    Department of Transfusion Medicine, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    Transfus Apher Sci 41:127-33. 2009
    ..Pathogen inactivation is a crucial issue in view of susceptibility of platelet concentrates to bacterial contamination. This article reviews the current developments and challenges in optimizing platelet transfusion therapy...
  6. ncbi request reprint IgA deficiency: implications for transfusion
    Neelam Marwaha
    Department of Transfusion Medicine Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh 160012, India
    Indian J Med Res 123:591-2. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Whole blood and component use in resource poor settings
    Neelam Marwaha
    Department of Transfusion Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Biologicals 38:68-71. 2010
    ..A few centers in India issue NAT screened blood. It is envisaged to establish a nationally co-ordinated transfusion service for cost-effective quality blood/components for appropriate clinical use...
  8. doi request reprint Red cell alloimmunization in a transfused patient population: a study from a tertiary care hospital in north India
    Beenu Thakral
    Department of Transfusion Medicine, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    Hematology 13:313-8. 2008
    ..There is a paucity of data on the incidence of RBC alloimmunization in transfused recipients from the region studied, as pre-transfusion antibody screening is not routinely performed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence & significance of hepatitis C virus (HCV) seropositivity in blood donors
    Beenu Thakral
    Departments of Transfusion Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Med Res 124:431-8. 2006
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  10. ncbi request reprint Transfusion medicine illustrated. Bacterial contamination of platelets: abnormal appearance prevents catastrophic events
    Beenu Thakral
    Department of Transfusion Medicine and Medical Microbiology and the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Transfusion 47:1961-2. 2007
  11. pmc Anti-HBc screening in Indian blood donors: still an unresolved issue
    Hari Krishan Dhawan
    Department of Transfusion Medicine PGIMER, Chandigarh 160012, India
    World J Gastroenterol 14:5327-30. 2008
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  12. doi request reprint Transfusion related acute lung injury
    Ratti Ram Sharma
    Department of Transfusion Medicine, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pathol Microbiol 52:561-3. 2009
    ..Notification to transfusion services is crucial to ensure that a proper investigation is carried out and at-risk donor and recipients can be identified, and risk reduction measures can be adopted...
  13. doi request reprint Significance of serological monitoring in a Bombay Rh (D) negative phenotype pregnant woman: a case report
    Ashish Jain
    Department of Transfusion Medicine, PGIMER, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Transfus Apher Sci 47:251-2. 2012
    ..Thus, a careful serological testing of O(h) phenotype antenatal women especially with Rh (D) negative phenotype is of utmost importance in determining the isoimmunization status...
  14. doi request reprint Scope and application of therapeutic apheresis: Experience from a tertiary care hospital in North India
    Ratti Ram Sharma
    Dept of Transfusion Medicine PGIMER, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Transfus Apher Sci 45:239-45. 2011
    ..We present here our experience with therapeutic apheresis (TA) performed for various indications, clinical response and complications in a tertiary care center over last 10 years...
  15. doi request reprint Phenotype frequencies of blood group systems (Rh, Kell, Kidd, Duffy, MNS, P, Lewis, and Lutheran) in north Indian blood donors
    Beenu Thakral
    Department of Transfusion Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Transfus Apher Sci 43:17-22. 2010
    ..We here report the first study of antigen and phenotype frequencies of various blood group systems by gel technology in north Indian blood donors...
  16. doi request reprint Autologous bone marrow-derived stem cells in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a pilot study
    Sudesh Prabhakar
    Department of Neurology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Neurol India 60:465-9. 2012
    ..Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a neurodegenerative disorder with no effective treatment. Stem cell therapy may be one of the promising treatment options for such patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint Serial assessment of biochemical changes in irradiated red blood cells
    Gopal Kumar Patidar
    Department of Transfusion Medicine, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    Transfus Apher Sci 50:479-87. 2014
    ..The use of irradiated blood components is the only proven method to prevent TA-GVHD in susceptible patients...
  18. ncbi request reprint First report from India of haemolytic disease of newborn by anti-c and anti-E in Rh (D) positive mothers
    Beenu Thakral
    Department of Transfusion Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education Research, Chandigarh, India
    Hematology 12:377-80. 2007
    ..A close follow-up throughout pregnancy is required if irregular antibodies are present so that antigen negative, crossmatch compatible blood can be provided in a timely manner for intra-uterine or exchange transfusions...
  19. doi request reprint Hemolytic disease of newborn due to anti-Jk b in a woman with high risk pregnancy
    Beenu Thakral
    Department of Transfusion Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Transfus Apher Sci 43:41-3. 2010
    ..We conclude that antenatal antibody screening should be done in all pregnant women irrespective of the D antigen status to detect and manage red cell alloimmunization to any other clinically significant blood group antigens...
  20. ncbi request reprint Congenital dyserythropoietic anemia: clinical and hematological profile
    R K Marwaha
    Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Advanced Pediatric Center, PGIMER, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian Pediatr 40:551-5. 2003
    ..Six patients had CDA type II and four had CDA type I. Age at onset of pallor ranged from birth to 9 years. Blood transfusion requirements varied from nil to monthly. This is the first report of CDA type I from India...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of the histomorphometric features of bone marrow trephine biopsies in patients with chronic myeloid leukemia
    Amit Lamba
    Department of Pathology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Anal Quant Cytol Histol 29:370-6. 2007
    ..To study the correlation of histomorphometric data of bone marrow trephine biopsies at the time of initial diagnosis in chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) patients with the patient prognosis...
  22. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of markers of transfusion transmissible diseases in voluntary and replacement blood donors
    R R Sharma
    Department of Transfusion Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Natl Med J India 17:19-21. 2004
    ..It is now mandatory to screen blood for hepatitis B surface antigen, antibodies to HIV-1 and HIV-2, antibodies to hepatitis C virus, syphilis and malarial parasites...
  23. doi request reprint Prevalence of coeliac disease in healthy blood donors: a study from north India
    Rakesh Kochhar
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India dr
    Dig Liver Dis 44:530-2. 2012
    ..Blood donor screening can help predict prevalence of coeliac disease in population...
  24. doi request reprint Early results of core decompression and autologous bone marrow mononuclear cells instillation in femoral head osteonecrosis: a randomized control study
    Ramesh Kumar Sen
    Department of Orthopedics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Arthroplasty 27:679-86. 2012
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  25. ncbi request reprint Application of an artificial neural network in the prognosis of chronic myeloid leukemia
    Pranab Dey
    Department of Cytology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Anal Quant Cytol Histol 33:335-9. 2011
    ..To use a commercially available artificial neural network (ANN) software program to distinguish prognostically good and bad cases of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Platelet alloimmunization in multitransfused patients with haemato-oncological disorders
    Meenu Bajpai
    Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Natl Med J India 18:134-6. 2005
    ..We also assessed the effect of alloimmunization on response to platelet transfusion...
  27. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of pre-operative autologous blood donation in Indian patients with elective orthopaedic surgery
    Karan Saluja
    Department of Transfusion Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Med Res 124:505-12. 2006
    ..Pre-operative autologous blood donation (PABD) in elective orthopaedic surgeries is a well known procedure in the West. We initiated this programme at a tertiary care hospital in north India to study its feasibility in Indian patients...
  28. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of iron stores in blood donors by serum ferritin
    Romilla Mittal
    Department of Pathology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Med Res 124:641-6. 2006
    ..However, there is paucity of data in the country regarding impact of regular voluntary blood donation on iron status of donors. Hence, iron stores were evaluated by serum ferritin estimation in the voluntary blood donors at Chandigarh...
  29. doi request reprint Antithymocyte globulin-induced acute lung injury during transplantation for aplastic anemia
    Sapna Oberoi
    Hematology Oncology Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 33:150-2. 2011
    ..The clinical course was complicated by sepsis with Escherichia coli, vancomycin-resistant enterococci, and Stenotrophomonas maltophilia. Implications for treatment are discussed and earlier literature is reviewed...
  30. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic plateletpheresis in a case of symptomatic thrombocytosis in chronic myeloid leukemia
    Beenu Thakral
    Department of Transfusion Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Ther Apher Dial 8:497-9. 2004
    ..Dramatic reduction in the platelet count and ablation of symptoms by therapeutic plateletpheresis is an effective therapy and should begin as soon as possible...
  31. pmc Current testing strategies for hepatitis C virus infection in blood donors and the way forward
    Neelam Marwaha
    Neelam Marwaha, Suchet Sachdev, Department of Transfusion Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    World J Gastroenterol 20:2948-54. 2014
    ..The sensitivity as compared to EIAs is less and wherever feasible HCV antibody EIAs are most frequently used screening assays. Efforts have been made to implement combined antigen-antibody assays and even NAT in some of these countries. ..
  32. pmc Therapeutic efficacy of different types of platelet concentrates in thrombocytopenic patients
    Ravindra Pratap Singh
    Department of Transfusion Medicine, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Hematol Blood Transfus 24:16-22. 2008
    ..Platelet Rich Plasma-Platelet concentrate (PRP-PC), Buffy Coat poor-platelet concentrate (BCPC), and Apheresis - PC were prepared and their therapeutic efficacy were assessed in thrombocytopenic patients...
  33. ncbi request reprint Clinico-haematological profile of pure red cell aplasia in children
    R K Marwaha
    Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Advanced Pediatric Center, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Trop Pediatr 48:113-6. 2002
    ..Of the nine patients with DBA who were administered prednisolone and had a regular follow-up, four (44.4 per cent) had no response, three (33.3 per cent) responded fully, and two (22.2 per cent) were steroid dependent...
  34. ncbi request reprint Pathology teach and tell: congenital myelodysplastic syndrome with extensive hepatic fibrosis
    Nandita Kakkar
    Department of Histopathology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Pediatr Pathol Mol Med 22:265-70. 2003
  35. doi request reprint Frequency of adverse events in plateletpheresis donors in regional transfusion centre in North India
    Gopal Kumar Patidar
    Department of Transfusion Medicine, Post Graduation Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India Electronic address
    Transfus Apher Sci 49:244-8. 2013
    ..We planned this prospective study to look into donor safety aspect by studying adverse events in normal healthy plateletpheresis donors...
  36. doi request reprint Combination of rituximab with therapeutic plasma exchange in a refractory case of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP)
    Rekha Hans
    Department of Transfusion Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research PGIMER, Chandigarh, India Electronic address
    Transfus Apher Sci 49:231-3. 2013
    ..We present a refractory case of TTP which was managed with therapeutic plasma exchange and rituximab. ..
  37. pmc Leukoreduced blood components: Advantages and strategies for its implementation in developing countries
    R R Sharma
    Department of Transfusion Medicine, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    Asian J Transfus Sci 4:3-8. 2010
    ..The present article briefly reviews the current literature for pros and cons of leucofilteration and its scope of implementation in the cost constrained settings...
  38. ncbi request reprint Acute hemolytic transfusion reaction by anti-P1 antibody in pregnancy
    Beenu Thakral
    Am J Hematol 78:163-4. 2005
  39. ncbi request reprint Acute haemolytic transfusion reaction by Le(a) alloantibody
    Beenu Thakral
    Am J Hematol 81:807-8. 2006
  40. ncbi request reprint Anti Kell allo-antibody in a thalassaemic
    Beenu Thakral
    Department of Transfusion Medicine and Pediatrics, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research PGIMER, Chandigarh
    Indian J Pathol Microbiol 49:37-9. 2006
    ..A transfusion alert card describing the nature of antibody and future transfusion policy should be given to such allo-immunized patients...
  41. ncbi request reprint Post renal transplant immune-mediated hemolysis: role of passenger lymphocytes
    R R Sharma
    Am J Hematol 80:310-1. 2005