BETHESDA, MD. – Extended red cell antigen profiling before initial transfusion can help avoid complications in highly transfused populations.
BOSTON – Annual costs savings approached $89,000 and fewer units of platelets were discarded because of expiration.
Early results from a phase 2 trial suggest OMS721 can be effective against HSCT-TMA.
BOSTON – Nearly one-third of transfusion errors reported by pediatric units were linked to a “this kid is special” hubris among providers,...
BOSTON – A hospital-based blood bank seamlessly added apheresis platelet collection in the field to the standard community blood drive.
BOSTON – Autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles bring blood to remote hospitals in Africa, but a U.S.-based system will need to overcome significant...
This is the first molecular-based test for red blood cell types to report genotypes in its results.
MUNICH - Elderly patients in TRICS III had a lower risk of poor outcomes with restrictive strategy.
From the Journals
Providing thawed plasma on the way to the hospital helped reduce mortality for trauma patients.
News from the FDA/CDC
Although the FDA is still working to approve the product for general use, it authorized its use in combat-related emergency situations.