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Can we be certain that storage duration of transfused red blood cells does not affect patient outcomes?

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Red cell transfusion is one of the most common forms of medical intervention in hospitals. Optimal practice continues to be defined through randomised trials, with evidence then pooled in meta-analyses. Prolonged storage of red blood cells is associated with cellular and biochemical changes,1 2 and this has led to numerous studies exploring whether the age of red blood cells might influence clinical outcomes. Establishing clinical consequences of storage effects on red blood cells would be of...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/bmj.l2320

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
Subgroup:
Botnar Research Centre
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-4492-1760
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Orthopaedics Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Orthopaedics Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences
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Author
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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
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BMJ Journal website
Volume:
365
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Article: l2320
Publication date:
2019-06-11
Acceptance date:
2019-05-21
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
Pubs id:
pubs:1011699
URN:
uri:5c45da29-7b04-4d66-ba57-a4ae20bef91a
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uuid:5c45da29-7b04-4d66-ba57-a4ae20bef91a
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pubs:1011699
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English

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