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