Platelet transfusion is not associated with an increased risk of mortality, infection or thromboembolic events after heart surgery, Australian research concludes. Writing in the journal Transfusion the researchers from the haematology department at St Vincent’s Melbourne say a lack of consistency in the guidelines, together with low quality evidence from studies, has led to significant ...
Platelet transfusion safe in cardiac surgery
By Nicola Garrett
16 Mar 2018