Increased rate of infection associated with transfusion of old blood after severe injury.
This is a very important topic. All logical aspects would seem to suggest that stored cellular blood components have an immune suppressive effect. However, it... Read More
Influence of storage on red blood cell rheological properties.
Berezina TL, Zaets SB, Morgan C, et al.
J Surg Res 2002;102(1):6-12.
Review by V. Kretschmer