Differences in completion of screening logs between Europe and the United States in an emergency phase III trial resulting from HIPAA requirements.

@article{Maas2005DifferencesIC,
  title={Differences in completion of screening logs between Europe and the United States in an emergency phase III trial resulting from HIPAA requirements.},
  author={Andrew I R Maas and Erwin J. O. Kompanje and François J. A. Slieker and Nino Stocchetti},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={241 2},
  pages={381}
}
To the Editor: We read with interest the article by Kooby et al on the influence of transfusions on perioperative and long-term outcome in patients following hepatic resection for colorectal metastases. The study, which has analyzed blood transfusion records and clinical outcomes for 1351 patients undergoing liver resection at a tertiary cancer referral center, shows that transfusion is an independent predictor of operative mortality, complications, major complications, and length of hospital… CONTINUE READING