Sep
2004

Hypotension and acute pulmonary insufficiency following transfusion of autologous red blood cells during surgery: a case report and review of the literature.

Covin RB, Ambruso DR, England KM, et al.
Transfus Med 2004;14(5):375-383.
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An interesting case of TRALI caused by autologous packed RBCs evidently based on the non-immune mechanism by infusion of lipids accumulating
during storage of RBCs.

– Volker Kretschmer