Transfusion Medicine & Blood Banking
1. About Us
The Transfusion Medicine & Blood Banking at Peking University People’s Hospital is a comprehensive department included treatment and laboratory medicine. Faculty members are not only engagedin the clinical considerations in transfusion practice, but also employ state-of-the-art automation and technology to provide compatibility testing for all the patients who need the blood transfusion.
This department separated from the Laboratory Medicine Division in 1989, as one of the earliest transfusion departments throughout the country.
- Medical Director: Wenqin Tian , MD
2. Clinical Services
- ABO and RhD testing
- Antibody detection testing
- Compatibility testing
- Direct antiglobulin test(DAT)
- Blood collecting for autologous blood donations
- Therapeutic plasma exchange
- Transfusion treatment and consultation
- ABO antibody titration testing
RhD antibody titration testing
l We are skilled at confirming ABO /RhD type, and assist the hematologists to choose the compatible blood for the patient who have accepted ABO mismatched stem cell transplantation.
l We are good at therapeutic plasma exchange for the RhD negative pregnant woman who has the pathogenic antibody ---anti-D antibody in her peripheral blood.
2) Information Management
l With the help of transfusion loop information management in our department, the information system passed the Stage Seven Accreditation of HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society).
4. Academic Exchange
1) Domestic Exchange
l As one of the largest transfusion department nationally, many technicians from different part of the country have accepted training of general laboratory methods in this department.
l The specialist often give a lecture to show the clinical experience and the research findings in the domestic academic conference.
2) International Exchange
l Every year, in order to make progressive development, we attend the annual conference of ISBT(International Society Blood Transfusion) and AABB(American Association of Blood Banks) to know the advanced technology and treatment in the world nowadays.
l We have sent one of our faulty to the Blood Bank of Hahnemann University Hospital which is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the USA, to do exchange in the clinical considerations, laboratory methods, and blood management et al.
l The Department offers many education and training opportunities, including Medical Student Education for Peking University Health Science Center, Residency Program, and Medical Science Technician Program in General Laboratory Methods, Hemotherapy Decisions, Complications of Blood Transfusion, and Therapeutic Apheresis.
6. Research Enterprise
We are interested in several topics of transfusion medicine, such as“stability of coagulation factors in thawed fresh frozen plasma”、“Platelet Transfusion Refractoriness” and so on. And we have got preliminary results in some fields, maybe one day we can show the findings in the transfusion top journals.
Our mission is to provide safe transfusion and to seek continuous improvement.
Mission Statement: TRASSE
A: appropriate 适度
S: scientific 科学
S: safe 安全
No.11 Xizhimen South Street,Outpatient Building, 2th Floor, Room 110
Peking university people’s hospital is subsidiary of Peking University Health Science Center