AAOS 2023: Conservative vs. Liberal Transfusion Strategy in Asymptomatic Trauma Patients
Liberal Transfusion Threshold Leads to Higher Infection Rates, Orthopaedic Trauma, and Anemia: Conservative vs. Liberal Transfusion Strategy (ORACL), a Prospective Randomized Study 30-Day Inpatient Complications
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99 asymptomatic musculoskeletal trauma patients were randomized to receive a conservative transfusion threshold strategy (n=50) or a liberal transfusion threshold strategy (n=49). The primary outcome of interest was the rate of infection (overall, deep, superficial). Secondary outcomes of interest included complications that might occur due to anemia or transfusion. Outcomes were assessed within 3...
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