Editor's ChoiceTransfusion Complications

Keys to Safer Transfusions

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Science Translational Medicine  14 Oct 2009:
Vol. 1, Issue 2, pp. 2ec5
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3000366

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Summary

Patients with activated immune systems may be prone to the acute lung injury sometimes seen after transfusions, but platelet-directed therapies may help.