From the Journals
The investigators hope the study findings reinforce minimizing administration of fresh frozen plasma for inappropriate correction of international...
Logistic regression analysis showed no significant association between platelet count and major bleeding events.
“The special attraction of this modality of treatment is that, unlike vaccines or newly developed drugs, it could, in principle, be made available...
Multiple factors helped keep the anticipated COVID-19 surge manageable at the hematologic oncology service of Levine Cancer Institute.
How COVID-19 patients can receive convalescent plasma, who is eligible to donate, and early results of treatment.
ORLANDO – The list, which was released by ASH and the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, includes five unnecessary tests or...
SAN ANTONIO – Researchers at the Food and Drug Administration examined trends in potentially life-threatening or fatal transfusion-related adverse...
News from the FDA/CDC
Luspatercept-aamt (Reblozyl) is approved for adults with beta thalassemia who require regular red blood cell transfusions.
SAN ANTONIO – A majority of alerts triggered by red blood cell orders were overridden, but for sound clinical reasons, investigators found.
SAN ANTONIO – Exposure to fresh red cells may be associated with immune suppression because viable white cells may also be present in the product...
Metabolites of drugs used in HIV infection prophylaxis were found in a small proportion of blood samples from HIV-negative donors.