Granulocyte transfusions in severe aplastic anemia: an eleven-year experience.

  title={Granulocyte transfusions in severe aplastic anemia: an eleven-year experience.},
  author={Karen Quillen and Edward T. Wong and Phillip Scheinberg and Neal S. Young and Thomas J Walsh and Colin O. Wu and Susan F. Leitman},
  volume={94 12},
BACKGROUND Infections, particularly those caused by invasive fungi, are a major cause of death in patients with severe aplastic anemia. The purpose of this study was to analyze our experience with granulocyte transfusions in such patients. DESIGN AND METHODS A retrospective analysis was performed on all patients with severe aplastic anemia who had received granulocyte transfusions between 1997 and 2007 in our institute. Survival to hospital discharge was the primary outcome. Secondary… CONTINUE READING
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