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Platelet transfusions in children: results of a randomized, prospective, crossover trial of plasma removal and a prospective audit of WBC reduction.

Authors
  • Couban, Stephen
  • Carruthers, Julie
  • Andreou, Pantelis
  • Klama, Luba N
  • Barr, Ronald
  • Kelton, John G
  • Heddle, Nancy M
Type
Published Article
Journal
Transfusion
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2002
Volume
42
Issue
6
Pages
753–758
Identifiers
PMID: 12147029
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

FNHTRs appear to be less common among pediatric recipients of platelet transfusions than in adults. In our two studies, there was a trend toward a lower frequency of FNHTRs with poststorage plasma removal and prestorage WBC reduction than with standard platelets, but this was not significant.

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