Immunomodulatory aspects of transfusion: A once and future risk?

Harvey G. Klein

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abstract

Immunomodulation seems likely to be added to the list of unintended effects of allogeneic blood transfusion. The magnitude and importance of these effects, the causative agents, and the patients or patient groups that are at particular risk have yet to be defined.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)861-865
Number of pages5
JournalAnesthesiology
Volume91
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Blood
  • Immunology
  • Leukoreduction
  • Tolerance

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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