PCC, Monkeypox… the Transfusion News update is usually a good one…
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July 20, 2022 During storage, red blood cells (RBCs) develop metabolic and morphological “storage lesions.” The intracellular pH is an important variable that contributes to metabolic storage lesions, as glycolysis is inhibited at pH < 7.0. [Read more].
July 18, 2022 | BBGuy Podcast CE episode! The REDS research project has transformed transfusion medicine, and the REDS-IV-P phase co-chairs say the best is yet to come! [Listen Now]
July 14, 2022 Many cardiopulmonary bypass surgery patients with coagulopathy and bleeding require post-operative plasma transfusions. Instead of plasma, the off-label use of prothrombin complex concentrates (PCC) has recently increased to treat coagulopathy and bleeding in cardiac surgery patients. [Read more]