Platelet storage lesion: An update

  title={Platelet storage lesion: An update},
  author={Kshitija Mittal and Ravneet Kaur},
  booktitle={Asian journal of transfusion science},
1 Platelets are unique blood cells that play a pivotal role in mediating hemostasis and thrombosis. Over the years, the demand for platelets is steadily rising because of their increased use in patients with thrombocytopenia and platelet function defects. The availability of platelets for transfusion is restricted by the markedly short shelf life of platelets owing to risk of bacterial contamination and storage-related deterioration known as platelet storage lesion (PSL).[1] PSL is best defi… CONTINUE READING

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