Red Blood Cell Transfusion

Known as: Erythrocyte Transfusions, Transfusion, Erythrocyte, transfusion of red blood cells 
The transfer of erythrocytes from a donor to a recipient or reinfusion to the donor.
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Every year, about 75 million units of blood are collected worldwide. Red blood cell (RBC) transfusion is one of the few… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVES Microvascular alterations may play a role in the development of multiple organ failure in severe sepsis. The effects… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVE Our objective was to quantify incremental risk associated with transfusion of packed red blood cells and other blood… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE Although many centers have introduced more restrictive transfusion policies for preterm infants in recent years, the… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of peri-operative red blood cell (RBC) transfusion on 30-day and 1… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE Clinical predictors for acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) have been studied in few prospective studies… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVE To determine whether critically ill patients who receive allogenic packed red blood cell transfusions are at increased… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Anemia may have adverse effects in patients with coronary artery disease. However, the benefit of blood transfusion in… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Chronic transfusion therapy is being used more frequently to prevent and treat the complications of sickle cell disease. Previous… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND Red blood cell transfusion is commonly used to augment systemic oxygen delivery to supranormal levels in patients with… (More)
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