In this issue
Platelet storage and adverse transfusion outcomes: old platelets?
Platelet transfusions to HLA-immunized recipients: how to be or not to be matched
A prospective bonus of platelet storage additive solutions: a reduction in biofilm formation and improved bacterial detection during platelet storage
The emergence of cellular therapy: impact on transfusion medicine
Erythrophagocytosis in cold agglutinin disease
Storage age of transfused platelets and outcomes after cardiac surgery
Epitope-based matching for HLA-alloimmunized platelet refractoriness in patients with hematologic diseases
Survey of transfusion policies at US and Canadian children's hospitals in 2008 and 2009
Continuing Medical Education Program in Transfusion
A clinical prediction tool to estimate the number of units of red blood cells needed in primary elective coronary artery bypass surgery
Effect of platelet additive solution on bacterial dynamics and their influence on platelet quality in stored platelet concentrates
Advanced glycation end products on stored red blood cells increase endothelial reactive oxygen species generation through interaction with receptor for advanced glycation end products
A randomized controlled clinical trial evaluating the performance and safety of platelets treated with MIRASOL pathogen reduction technology
In vitro and in vivo evaluation of apheresis platelets stored for 5 days in 65% platelet additive solution/35% plasma
An improved red blood cell additive solution maintains 2,3-diphosphoglycerate and adenosine triphosphate levels by an enhancing effect on phosphofructokinase activity during cold storage
The effects of cryopreservation on red blood cell rheologic properties
Cryopreservation of peripheral blood stem cell: the influence of cell concentration on cellular and hematopoietic recovery
A large number of mature and functional dendritic cells can be efficiently generated from umbilical cord blood–derived mononuclear cells by a simple two-step culture method
Receiver operating characteristic curve analysis of circulating blood dendritic cell precursors and T cells predicts response to extracorporeal photopheresis in patients with chronic graft-versus-host disease
Standard- versus high-dose lenograstim in adults with hematologic malignancies for peripheral blood progenitor cell mobilization
Female donors and transfusion-related acute lung injury
Demographic changes and predicting blood supply and demand in the Netherlands
The cost-effectiveness of pathogen reduction technology as assessed using a multiple risk reduction model
Transfusion transmission of highly prevalent commensal human viruses
Nonlethal, attenuated, transfusion-associated graft-versus-host disease in an immunocompromised child: case report and review of the literature
White blood cell inactivation after treatment with riboflavin and ultraviolet light
Universal donor education and consent: what we know and where we should go
Usefulness of platelet (PLT) pathogen inactivation technology: a case of Sphingomonas paucimobilis inactivation in an apheresis PLT unit
To the Editor
Platelet transfusion in acute leukemia patients with severe chemotherapy-induced thrombocytopenia: the possible importance of hemoglobin levels and red blood cell transfusions for evaluation of clinical effects of transfusion
In reply
To the Editor
Re: “WHO evaluation of the serologic assays for Chagas disease”
Patterns of Pre-Operative Anemia Screening (PAS) in Elective Total Hip Replacement (THR) or Total Knee Replacement (TKR) Surgery
Improving Hospital-Wide Understanding of a Bloodless Medicine Program at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Through Creative, Structured, Educational Initiatives
Final Hemoglobin - A Proposed Metric for Understanding the “Transfusion Trigger”
The Benefits of a Patient Blood Management Program in the Post-Aprotinin Era
Pseudo-Randomized Trial of Blood Transfusion as a Cause of Adverse Surgical Outcomes
Post-Operative Blood Salvage with Cell Washing Reduces Stored Blood Transfusion for Patients Having Joint Replacement Surgery
RBC Mechanical Fragility Varies with Donor Age and Gender
Analysis of Whole Shed Blood Rapid Infusion Methods for Thoracoabdominal Aortic Surgery
Results with Kidney Transplantation in Jehovah's Witness Patients in Puerto Rico
The Successful Development and Implementation of Evidence-Based Transfusion Guidelines at a Large Urban Medical Center
A Retrospective Study of Transfusion Practices in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit with an Operating Blood Management Program
Regional Variation in Red Blood Cell Transfusion Utilization in Elective Total Hip Replacement in Medicare Beneficiaries
Economic Impact of Using a Fibrin Sealant (Human) in Orthopedic Surgeries
Impact of Bleeding-Related Consequences on Hospital Length of Stay and Costs in Inpatient Surgical Patients
Incidence of Bleeding-Related Consequences and Associated Impact on Length of Stay (LOS) and Hospital Costs in Patients Undergoing Surgery in France
Patient Descriptions of Receiving a Blood Transfusion
Percutaneous Tracheostomy Obviates the Need for Factor Transfusion in Coagulopathic Patients
Real-Time Hemoglobin Monitoring During Liver Transplantation: A Case Report
The First Steps in Redefining Artificial Oxygen Carriers (AOC) for Clinical Use
Noninvasive and Continuous Hemoglobin Monitoring in an Intensive Care Unit Patient with Low Hemoglobin
Assessment of Factors That Contribute to Transfusion-Induced Hyperkalemia
Iron Deficiency (ID) and Anemia After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGP)
Reduction of Allogeneic Red Cell Transfusion in a Community Hospital Through Implementation of a Blood Management Program
Integrated Pre-op Evaluation Process
Impact of Blood Utilization under the Direction of the Quality Management Department
Organizational Structure of Blood Management in a Tertiary Care Hospital
Data Transparency and Blood Management
How to Implement a Restrictive Blood Transfusion Practice in a Hospital with a Long Time Tradition of Liberal Policy
The Successful Development and Implementation of a Comprehensive Blood Management Program at a Large Urban Medical Center
Herbal Medicine and Their Peri-Operative Effects on Blood Loss
Mildly Prolonged INRs Do Not Need to Be Reversed Before Surgery
Allogeneic Blood Transfusion Best Practices After Total Joint Replacement Surgery
Blood Management Education: An Intranet-Based Resource for Employees
Waste Management Education
Role of Quality Improvement Initiatives for Management of Surgical Bleeding Complications (SBCs)
Using Lean to Identify Process Improvement Opportunities and Improve Effectiveness of Transfusion Service Professionals
Institutional Use of Recombinant Factor VIIa: The Effect of Pre-approved Use Protocols
Efficacy of a Transfusion Risk Assessment Tool