In this issue
Should total platelet mass be a criterion for prophylactic platelet transfusion?
Blood salvage and cancer surgery: should we do it?
Young donors: opportunity, responsibility, vulnerability—report on YDAR task force
Thrombus formation during platelet donation
Measuring and reporting the effect of an intervention: absolute measures
How do I tell a blood donor that he or she has a positive HIV test?
Testing platelet mass versus platelet count to guide platelet transfusions in the neonatal intensive care unit
Improving platelet supply chains through collaborations between blood centers and transfusion services
Blood salvage use in gynecologic oncology
HBOC-201 use in traumatic brain injury: case report and review of literature
Red blood cell use outside the operating theater: a prospective observational study with modeling of potential blood conservation during severe blood shortages
Red blood cell antibodies in pregnancy and their clinical consequences: synergistic effects of multiple specificities
The new platelet alloantigen Caba: a single point mutation Gln716His on the α2 integrin
Alloantibodies against low-frequency human platelet antigens do not account for a significant proportion of cases of fetomaternal alloimmune thrombocytopenia: evidence from 1054 cases
Easy identification of antibodies to high-prevalence Scianna antigens and detection of admixed alloantibodies using soluble recombinant Scianna protein
Identification of 14 new alleles at the fucosyltransferase 1, 2, and 3 loci in Styrian blood donors, Austria
A simple two-step culture system for the large-scale generation of mature and functional dendritic cells from umbilical cord blood CD34+ cells
Erythrocytic precursor cells show potent shear stress resistant adhesion and home to hematopoietic tissue in vivo
Maintenance of in vitro properties of leukoreduced whole blood–derived pooled platelets after a 24-hour interruption of agitation
Rejuvenation treatment of stored red blood cells reverses storage-induced adhesion to vascular endothelial cells
Inactivation of pathogens in single units of therapeutic fresh plasma by irradiation with ultraviolet light
Frequency of bacterial contamination of platelet concentrates before and after introduction of diversion method in Japan
Trehalose inhibited the phagocytosis of refrigerated platelets in vitro via preventing apoptosis
Pathogen reduction of fresh plasma using riboflavin and ultraviolet light: effects on plasma coagulation proteins
Comparison of frozen versus desiccated reference human red blood cells for hemagglutination assays
Anti–von Willebrand factor aptamer ARC1779 for refractory thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
The in vitro effect of recombinant factor VIIa on coated platelet formation and clot dynamics of stored platelet concentrates
Distribution of hepatitis C virus genotype in Iranian multiply transfused patients with thalassemia
Prevalence and risk factors of hepatitis C virus, hepatitis B virus, and human immunodeficiency virus in multiply transfused recipients in Mexico
Quantitation of human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) antibody in patients transfused with HHV-8–seropositive blood
Prevalence and trends of human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus among blood donors in Iran, 2004 through 2007
Minority and foreign-born representation among US blood donors: demographics and donation frequency for 2006
Age-related donor return patterns among first-time blood donors in the United States
A new strategy to improve the cost-effectiveness of human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, and syphilis testing of blood donations in sub-Saharan Africa: a pilot study in Burkina Faso
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) core antigen detection in HCV RNA–positive/anti-HCV –negative Polish blood donors identified by nucleic acid testing
In Memoriam—Robert M. Winslow (1941-2009)
Estimated Blood Loss: A Poor Predictor of Hemoglobin Decline Incurred During Total Arthroplasty in Bloodless Medicine Patients
Evidence for High Dose Oral Iron Replacement Therapy for Treatment of Anemia in Children: Case Series
Impact of an Inpatient Anemia Management Protocol for Acute Rehabilitation Inpatient Population
Utilizing Modified Manual Exchange Procedures in Chronic Transfusion Patients with Sickle Cell Anemia to Reduce Iron Overload: A Change in Practice
A Review of Blood Conservation Practices in Pediatric Surgical Epilepsy Patients: A Clinical Initiative
Pre-Surgical Blood Loss in Cardiac Surgery Patients: Estimation and Analysis of Blood Loss from Time of Cardiac Admission to Operative Day
Reducing Blood Utilization in a Tertiary Care Center
Evaluating The Use of Posters As An Educational Tool About Blood Transfusions
Nursing Performance and Knowledge Gaps in Blood Management and Transfusion Safety
Underrecognition and Underreporting of Transfusion-Related Adverse Events
Limitation of Donor Exposure by Transfusing PRBC and Plasma from the Same Donor
Reduction in Transfusion with Implementation of Computerized Physician Order Entry for Transfusion
Pediatric Blood Sparing: A Joint Pediatric-Laboratory Quality Improvement Initiative to Reduce Pediatric Blood Sample Volumes for Laboratory Testing
It Doesn't Have to be a Bloody Mess: Intentional Design of an Electronic Medical Record to Support Pediatric Blood Management Principles
Utilizing Data Transparency and Business Intelligence to Reduce Blood Utilization
Patient Satisfaction with the Quality of a Blood Conservation Program
Massive Transfusion Across United States Trauma Centers
Transfusions in Pediatric Scoliosis Patients (Spectrum Health IRB: 2008-111)
Adherence to Transfusion Protocols and the Use of Recombinant Activated Factor VII
The International Consensus Conference on Transfusion Outcomes
Use of Bipolar Sealing Technology in Spinal Deformity Surgery Can Dramatically Reduce Blood Loss and Transfusion Rates
Transfusion Among Patients with Favism in Caspian Littoral, North of Iran
Acute Normovolemic Hemodilution with Component Splitting Reduces Blood Transfusion Rates in Complex Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Evaluation of Blood Transfusion Utilization in Patients Undergoing Elective Total Hip Replacement Surgery
Evaluation of Blood Transfusion Utilization in Patients Undergoing Elective Total Knee Replacement Surgery
Blood Salvage Use in Gynecology Oncology
Von Willebrand Disease in Children Undergoing Scoliosis Surgery
Post-operative Cell Salvage Reduces Allogeneic RBC Transfusion Rate in Patients Undergoing Cardiovascular Surgery
Prevalence of Transfusion Transmitted Infections Among Patients with Major Thalassemia in Guilan, the North Province of Iran
What Are Hepatitis B Infected Person Problems in the Community?
Anemia, Transfusion and Mortality? Is All Anemia the Same?
The Quantitative Functional Effect of Hemoglobin Curve Shift in Anemia
Validating and Defending a Blood Management Program in a Difficult Economic Environment
The Loss of Aprotinin: Filling the Gap with Synthetic Sealant in Aortic Reconstruction and Repair
The Design and Testing of a Dual Fiber Textile Matrix for Accelerating Surface Hemostasis
A Multimodal Approach for the Reduction of Allogeneic Blood Products Following Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Utilizing Transcollation Technology
Polumerized Bovine Hemoglobin Improves Small Volume Resuscitation from Hemorrhagic Shock