Special issues in transfusion medicine

C. R. Harrison, P. R. Sawyer

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This article reviews four controversial aspects of transfusion practices: the clinical circumstances, survival, and complications of massive transfusion; specific problems related to neonatal transfusion practices and the surgical support of the small child, including the appropriate age for red cells to be transfused, cytomegalovirus transmission, and the reduction in homologous donor exposures; the clinical presentation, incidence, and prevention of transfusion-associated graft-versus-host disease; and the biochemistry, function, genetics, and clinical indication for replacement therapy of antithrombin III.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)743-757
Number of pages15
JournalClinics in Laboratory Medicine
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1992
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry, medical


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