Effect of single recombinant human erythropoietin injection on transfusion requirements in preoperatively anemic patients undergoing valvular heart surgery.

@article{Yoo2011EffectOS,
  title={Effect of single recombinant human erythropoietin injection on transfusion requirements in preoperatively anemic patients undergoing valvular heart surgery.},
  author={Young Chul Yoo and Jae-Kwang Shim and Jong-Chan Kim and Youn-Yi Jo and J Lee and Young Lan Kwak},
  journal={Anesthesiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={115 5},
  pages={929-37}
}
BACKGROUND The authors investigated the effect of a single preoperative bolus of erythropoietin on perioperative transfusion requirement and erythropoiesis in patients with preoperative anemia undergoing valvular heart surgery. METHODS In this prospective, single-site, single-blinded, randomized, and parallel-arm controlled trial, 74 patients with preoperative anemia were randomly allocated to either the erythropoietin or the control group. The erythropoietin group received 500 IU/kg… CONTINUE READING

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