Transfusion Reactions

  • Janice P. Dutcher


Transfusion supportive care is an important adjunct to the successful management of patients with malignancy, both those with hematologic malignancies and those with solid tumors. Transfusion supportive care in hematology/oncology involves the use of a variety of blood products, the majority being red blood cells and platelets, but on occasion granulocytes, fresh frozen plasma, and plasma components.


Human Leukocyte Antigen Blood Product Disseminate Intravascular Coagulation Transfusion Reaction Granulocyte Transfusion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Janice P. Dutcher
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  1. 1.Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and Department of OncologyMontefiore Medical CenterBronxUSA

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