1 April 2021 (Thursday) - Transfusion News Update

The nice people at “Transfusion News” sent their update today:

42-Day Old RBCs Deliver Oxygen as Well as 7-Day Old RBCs

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March 29, 2021
Many studies have investigated the physiological, biochemical, and structural abnormalities that RBCs acquire during storage, but few have managed to compare oxygen delivery between “fresh” and “old” RBCs. In order to compare oxygen delivery of stored RBCs, researchers randomized (1:1:1) 30 healthy males (median age, 23 years) to receive two units of autologous RBCs either 7, 28, or 42 days after donation. [Read More]
 
 
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