Association of perioperative red blood cell transfusions with venous thromboembolism in a North American Registry Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Antibodies, Neoplasm
  • Antigens, CD8
  • Cytotoxicity, Immunologic
  • Graft Rejection
  • Lymphoma
  • Neoplasm Transplantation
  • T-Lymphocytes, Cytotoxic

abstract

  • The results of this study suggest that perioperative RBC transfusions may be significantly associated with the development of new or progressive postoperative VTE, independent of several putative confounders. These findings, if validated, should reinforce the importance of rigorous perioperative management of blood transfusion practices.

publication date

  • September 2018

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/jamasurg.2018.1565

PubMed ID

  • 29898202

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 826

end page

  • 833

volume

  • 153

number

  • 9