Renal allograft survival in patients transfused perioperatively only.


We investigated in a prospective study the effects of perioperative blood transfusions on the outcome of renal transplantation. All patients (n = 105) receiving their first cadaveric renal allograft were transfused perioperatively (i.e. 0-6 hours before transplantation) with two units of non-washed, unfiltered packed red cells. Forty-eight were transfused… (More)


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@article{Fassbinder1983RenalAS, title={Renal allograft survival in patients transfused perioperatively only.}, author={Wiltrud Fassbinder and Ursula K. Frei and E. H. Scheuermann and Philipp Bechstein and R. Raab and Gert Dathe and D. Jonas and Maximilian Knoener and Petra Hanke and Wilhelm Schoeppe}, journal={Proceedings of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association. European Dialysis and Transplant Association}, year={1983}, volume={20}, pages={291-6} }