TITLE

Effects of leukocyte depletion of blood transfusions on postoperative complications

AUTHOR(S)
van de Watering, L.
PUB. DATE
March 2001
SOURCE
Perfusion;Mar2001 Supplement 1, Vol. 16, p57
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Postoperative complications associated with blood transfusions are frequently reported to be a result of the transfused leukocytes. This paper examines the effects of leukocyte depletion. Leukocyte depletion by filtration which can reduce leukocyte presence by more than 99.9%. The implications of this are postulated in terms of the results that may be obtained.
ACCESSION #
5174097

 

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