Platelet transfusions in children: results of a randomized, prospective, crossover trial of plasma removal and a prospective audit of WBC reduction.
Couban S, Carruthers J, Andreou P, et al.
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Disappointing and rather surprising results. The lower incidence of transfusion reactions (TR) in children is not surprising since the referred frequency of TR in adults (up to 37% from literature) is not in line with the reality.
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