Exchange Blood Transfusions for Severe Hyperbilirubinemia in Resource-Limited Settings

Katherine Satrom, David Shwe, Fatima Usman

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


The chapter will describe a clinical case where exchange transfusion is indicated for severe hyperbilirubinemia. The chapter will discuss the indications and risks-benefits of exchange transfusion and then will review how to set up and perform an exchange transfusion in a low-resource setting. Additional pearls and references for further learning are provided.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPediatric Procedural Adaptations for Low-Resource Settings
Subtitle of host publicationa Case-Based Guide
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9783030999551
ISBN (Print)9783030999544
StatePublished - Jan 1 2022

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  • Exchange transfusion
  • Hyperbilirubinemia
  • Jaundice
  • Neonate


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