Sex-Discordant Blood Transfusions and Survival After Cardiac Surgery: A Nationwide Cohort Study

Circulation. 2016 Nov 22;134(21):1692-1694. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.116.025087.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Letter
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Blood Donors*
  • Blood Loss, Surgical / mortality
  • Blood Loss, Surgical / prevention & control*
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures / adverse effects*
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures / mortality
  • Erythrocyte Transfusion / adverse effects
  • Erythrocyte Transfusion / methods*
  • Erythrocyte Transfusion / mortality
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Postoperative Hemorrhage / etiology
  • Postoperative Hemorrhage / mortality
  • Postoperative Hemorrhage / therapy*
  • Proportional Hazards Models
  • Registries
  • Risk Factors
  • Sex Factors
  • Sweden / epidemiology
  • Time Factors
  • Treatment Outcome