David Lye et al conducted a multicentre, open-label, randomised, superiority trial which included two groups: prophylactic platelet transfusion
plus supportive care (transfusion
group) versus supportive care alone (control group).
are done to replace blood lost during surgery or due to a serious injury.
Acute blood loss was the most common indication for multiple blood transfusions
and multiple component transfusions
The median rate at which plasma transfusions
met institutional criteria was 95%, with 3018 of 3383 transfusions
(89%) meeting institution-specific criteria for plasma transfusion
is a frequent medical intervention in hospitals.
The mild post-transfusion
acute renal failure resolved spontaneously and the patient continued to receive needed transfusions
for the following 2 years.
In addition, red cell transfusions
cause increases in severe side effects such as healthcare-acquired (nosocomial) infections (HAIs), thrombosis, and mortality.
The total of 68,290 transfusions
given in the two tertiary-care centers during the 3-year study period with the overall incidence of transfusion
reactions of 3%, which is insignificant with the incidence of febrile reactions being highest (1.
They did so, he says, despite Westerners' unfounded fears that Africans might prove reluctant to accept both transfusions
and the donation practices to support them (pp.
Widespread of parenteral infections in Kyrgyzstan is indirect evidence of epidemiological risk in transfusion
sector, Head of the Department of Epidemiology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases at the State Osh University Imamnazar Taichiyev said.
27) Massive (or large volume) transfusions
generally arise as a result of acute hemorrhage in surgical patients.
More than 160,000 transfusions
of blood components occurred in New Zealand in 2009.
Dubai Senior GCC health officials will study of infectious diseases transmitted through blood transfusions
during a two-day meeting here, it was announced yesterday.
In fact, 60% of TRALI fatalities were a result of plasma transfusions
Despite the alternatives to allogeneic transfusion
, there are occasions when a patient must receive a transfusion
during surgery or perhaps a series of transfusions
due to chronic disease or treatment for malignancy.