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Outcomes following early red blood cell transfusion in acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding.

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BACKGROUND: Acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding (AUGIB) accounts for 14% of RBC units transfused in the UK. In exsanguinating AUGIB the value of RBC transfusion is self evident, but in less severe bleeding its value is less obvious. AIM: To examine the relationship between early RBC transfusion, re-bleeding and mortality following AUGIB, which is one of the most common indications for red blood cell (RBC) transfusion. METHOD: Data were collected on 4441 AUGIB patients presenting to UK hosp...

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Journal:
Alimentary pharmacology and therapeutics
Volume:
32
Issue:
2
Pages:
215-224
Publication date:
2010-07-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-2036
ISSN:
0269-2813
URN:
uuid:b07cc3eb-cb41-4d3d-a8d9-9ec932f8ee30
Source identifiers:
219479
Local pid:
pubs:219479

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