Published in Blood Weekly, August 11th, 2005
"The use of living donation is an important option for patients in need of liver transplant," anesthesiologists in Arizona explained.
In their study, P.E. Frasco and coauthors at the Mayo Clinic Scottsdale "retrospectively reviewed the preoperative Model for End-Stage Liver Disease (MELD) score, baseline coagulation laboratory results, and intraoperative transfusion of red blood cells and component therapy for 27 living donation transplants and 69 cadaveric donation transplants during a 3-yr period (2001-2004)."
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