Keri T. Holmes-Maybank, MD, FHM
What are indications, complications of acute blood transfusions in sickle cell anemia? Key Points Additional Reading
March 17, 2017
Transfusion has many serious and life-threatening potential adverse effects; conduct thorough risk-benefit analysis for each individual sickle cell patient. Whenever possible, intensive phenotypically matched and leukoreduced RBCs should be used.