Hypotensive Transfusion Reaction Treated With Vasopressin in a Patient Taking an Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitor: A Case Report.

@article{Pollard2017HypotensiveTR,
  title={Hypotensive Transfusion Reaction Treated With Vasopressin in a Patient Taking an Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitor: A Case Report.},
  author={Richard J. Pollard and Meryn Boraski and Jared G Block},
  journal={A & A case reports},
  year={2017},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={4-8}
}
Hypotensive transfusion reactions, which account for almost 3% of all transfusion reactions, are associated with patients treated with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors. The current hypothesis suggests that they are caused by bradykinin-induced vasodilation in the absence of allergic, hemolytic, or septic mechanisms. The hypotension observed… CONTINUE READING