Rational use of blood and blood productions in cardio surgery

Mitrev, Zan and Anguseva, Tanja and Ambarkova Vilarova, Elena (2012) Rational use of blood and blood productions in cardio surgery. In: Прва македонска конференција за алтернативи во трансфузијата кај критично болни пациенти, 16-17 Nov 2012, Best Western Hotel Bellevue, Skopje.

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Cardiac surgery is associated with a high rate of blood transfusion. The rationale for red blood cell (RBC) transfusion is based on the observation that anemia is an independent risk factor for illness and death after cardiac operations. However, transfusion is have been associated with high rates of these poor outcomes in critically ill patients, and some recent studies have shown worse outcomes compared with nontransfused patients after cardiac surgery.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Basic medicine
Medical and Health Sciences > Clinical medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Zan Mitrev
Date Deposited: 05 Mar 2013 14:52
Last Modified: 19 Jun 2013 10:33
URI: http://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/5717

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