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Association Between Anemia and Blood Transfusion With Long-term Mortality After Cardiac Surgery

Friday, September 27, 2019

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Source Name: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery


Hari Padmanabhan, Matthew J. Brookes, Alan M. Nevill, Heyman Luckraz

Patients undergoing elective or urgent cardiac surgery who were anemic at the time of surgery were compared to a matched population who were not anemic.  Anemia was associated with increased mortality during follow-up, but blood transfusion was not associated with mortality.

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