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SCCM Pod-283 Transfusion Triggers for Guiding RBC Transfusion for Cardiovascular Surgery

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Michael S. Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCM, speaks with C. David Mazer, MD, FRCPC, and Gerard F. Curley, MB, MSc, PhD, FCARCSI, about the article, “Transfusion Triggers for Guiding RBC Transfusion for Cardiovascular Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis*,” published in Critical Care Medicine. In this article, the authors investigate whether perioperative restrictive transfusion thresholds are associated with inferior clinical outcomes in randomized trials of cardiovascular surgery patients.

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Category: CCM Podcast



Knowledge Area: Hematology Procedures