Transfusion related lung injury. TRALI

  title={Transfusion related lung injury. TRALI},
  author={Nathwarlall Soni},
Summary Transfusion related lung injury is almost certainly related to the administration of blood products containing antibodies in the plasma. Those antibodies may have developed during pregnancy or following blood transfusion. They react with specific ‘cognate’ antigens in the recipient and in some patients, but not all, this results in an acute lung injury pattern. The problem resides in the plasma, so the incidence with FFP is far higher than with red cells. Blood transfusion services have… CONTINUE READING

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