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Platelet Transfusion in Patients with Bone Marrow Aplasia

  • V. Weisbach
  • J. Zingsem
  • T. Zeiler
  • H. G. Heuft
  • H. Baurmann
  • R. Eckstein
Conference paper
Part of the Haematology and Blood Transfusion / Hämatologie und Bluttransfusion book series (HAEMATOLOGY, volume 34)

Abstract

Thrombocytopenia and the necessity of platelet transfusions for prevention of hemorrhagic complications present major problems in the management of patients with bone marrow aplasia (e.g., during multiple chemotherapy or bone marrow transplantation). The avoidance of HLA immunization with possibly resulting platelet transfusion refractoriness is of particular importance. We report the results of our transfusion strategy in patients with bone marrow aplasia with special respect to this problem.

Keywords

Acute Leukemia Platelet Transfusion Platelet Concentrate Transfusion Strategy Bone Marrow Aplasia 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Weisbach
    • 1
    • 2
  • J. Zingsem
    • 1
    • 2
  • T. Zeiler
    • 1
    • 2
  • H. G. Heuft
    • 1
    • 2
  • H. Baurmann
    • 1
    • 2
  • R. Eckstein
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Blutbank, Abteilung Innere Medizin und Poliklinik m. S. Hämatologie und OnkologieUniversitätsklinikum Rudolf VirchowBerlin 19Germany
  2. 2.Standort CharlottenburgFreie Universität BerlinBerlin 19Germany

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