haematology
Anaemia

Restrictive blood transfusion strategy supported for MI patients with anaemia

Restricting blood transfusion in anaemic heart attack patients to those with very low haemoglobin levels saves blood with no negative impact on clinical outcomes, a European study has shown. The REALITY trial compared a restrictive vs liberal transfusion policy in 668 patients during hospital admission with acute MI and anaemia (haemoglobin 100 g/L or below, ...

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