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Published: Jan 2011

van Eijk LT, Kroot JJ, Tromp M, van der Hoeven JG, Swinkels DW, Pickkers P

Inflammation-induced hepcidin-25 is associated with the development of anemia in septic patients: an observational study.
Crit Care 2011;15(1):R9.

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NATA REVIEW:
This study investigated the hepcidin concentrations in 92 patients admitted for systemic inflammatory response...
REVIEW by:
M. Piagnerelli

Published: Jan 2011

Magnotti LJ, Zarzaur BL, Fischer PE, et al.

Improved survival after hemostatic resuscitation: does the emperor have no clothes?
J Trauma 2011;70(1):97-102.

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This retrospective analysis of a cohort of 103 civilian trauma patients who required massive transfusion reports...
REVIEW by:
P. Van der Linden

Published: Dec 2010

Stanworth SJ, Morris TP, Gaarder C, et al.

Reappraising the concept of massive transfusion in trauma.
Crit Care 2010;14(6):R239.

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NATA REVIEW:
The authors reviewed the records of 5693 patients from 5 trauma registries. They showed an association between...
REVIEW by:
J.-F. Hardy

Published: Dec 2010

Yuruk K, Almac E, Bezemer R, Goedhart P, De Mol B, Ince C

Blood transfusions recruit the microcirculation during cardiac surgery.
Transfusion 2010; Dec 6 [Epub ahead of print].

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This prospective observational study investigated the effects of leukoreduced packed red blood cell transfusion...
REVIEW by:
P. Van der Linden

Published: Dec 2010

Fischer M, Matsuo K, Gonen M, et al.

Relationship between intraoperative fluid administration and perioperative outcome after pancreaticoduodenectomy: results of a prospective randomized trial of acute normovolemic hemodilution compared with standard intraoperative management.
Ann Surg 2010;252(6):952-958.

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In their prospective, controlled, randomized study, Fischer and coworkers investigated the effects of the...
REVIEW by:
O. Habler

Published: Nov 2010

Vamvakas EC

Meta-analysis of the randomized controlled trials of the hemostatic efficacy and capacity of pathogen-reduced platelets.
Transfusion 2010; Nov 8 [Epub ahead of print].

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The present paper is about the clinical outcome of pathogen reduced platelets. The author is very experienced...
REVIEW by:
R. Moog

Published: Mar 2001

Barsoum WK, Klika AK, Murray TG, Higuera C, Lee HH, Krebs VE

Prospective randomized evaluation of the need for blood transfusion during primary total hip arthroplasty with use of a bipolar sealer.
J Bone Joint Surg Am 2011;93(6):513-518.

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NATA REVIEW:
This prospective randomized study tested the hemostatic efficacy of a bipolar sealer used during total hip...
REVIEW by:
E. Bisbe

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