Acute coronary syndromes: Blood transfusion in patients with acute MI and anaemia.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

In a meta-analysis of predominantly observational data, blood transfusion was independently associated with adverse outcomes in patients with myocardial infarction. These findings are consistent with previously published research, but clinical application of these data is hindered by the lack of prospective, randomized trials and the inherent bias in observational studies.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Sherwood, MW; Rao, SV

Published Date

  • April 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 10 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 186 - 187

PubMed ID

  • 23380974

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC3924319

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1759-5010

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1038/nrcardio.2013.14


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England