Platelet Transfusion in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Benefits, Risks, Alternatives

  • Published 2011

Abstract

Platelet transfusions were introduced into clinical medicine about 60 years ago when they were shown to reduce the mortality rate of patients with leukemia who were bleeding secondary to hyporegenerative thrombocytopenia. In modern neonatology units, platelet transfusions are integral and indeed lifesaving for some neonates. However, the great majority of… (More)

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@inproceedings{2011PlateletTI, title={Platelet Transfusion in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Benefits, Risks, Alternatives}, author={}, year={2011} }