Granulocyte transfusions in critically ill children with prolonged neutropenia: side effects and survival rates from a single-center analysis

Abstract

Granulocyte transfusions for neutropenic patients have been used for over 40 years, although effectiveness, indications, and both patient and donor safety remain debated. This single-center study assessed the side effects, clinical course, and survival of granulocyte transfusions in critically ill pediatric patients, with underlying hemato-oncological… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00431-016-2774-y

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