Inflammatory response, immunosuppression, and cancer recurrence after perioperative blood transfusions.

@article{Cata2013InflammatoryRI,
  title={Inflammatory response, immunosuppression, and cancer recurrence after perioperative blood transfusions.},
  author={Juan Pablo Cata and H Wang and V. Anand Gottumukkala and James Reuben and Daniel I Sessler},
  journal={British journal of anaesthesia},
  year={2013},
  volume={110 5},
  pages={690-701}
}
Debate on appropriate triggers for transfusion of allogeneic blood products and their effects on short- and long-term survival in surgical and critically ill patients continue with no definitive evidence or decisive resolution. Although transfusion-related immune modulation (TRIM) is well established, its influence on immune competence in the recipient and… CONTINUE READING