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- Open access journal: The Lancet Digital Health 2019 May;1(1):e1-e44.
- Transfus Med Hemother 2019 Oct; 46(5): Many open access articles
- Transfusion Evidence Alert (Jan. 2020, 10 new articles)
- Allen TC. Philip T. Cagle, MD—Editor-in-Chief of the Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, 2005–2019. Arch Pathol Lab Med 2020 Feb: 144(2):133-5.
- Alwy Al-Beity F, Pembe AB, Kwezi HA, Massawe SN, Hanson C, Baker U. "We do what we can do to save a woman" health workers' perceptions of health facility readiness for management of postpartum haemorrhage. Glob Health Action. 2020;13(1):1707403.
- Averina M, Hervig T, Huber S, Kjaer M, Kristoffersen EK, Bolann B. Environmental pollutants in blood donors: The multicentre Norwegian donor study. Transfus Med. 2020 Jan 11. [Epub ahead of print] | PubMed abstract
- Baart AM, van den Hurk K, de Kort WLAM, Huis In 't Veld EMJ. Impact of risk-dependent interventions on low haemoglobin deferral rates in whole blood donors. Vox Sang. 2020 Jan 7. [Epub ahead of print]
- Chandler T, Hiller J, Peine S, Stargardt T. Blood donation and donors: insights from a large German teaching hospital (2008-2017). Vox Sang. 2019 Oct 22. [Epub ahead of print] | PubMed abstract
- * Cohen S, Roy J, Lachance S, Delisle JS, Marinier A, Busque L, et al. Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation using single UM171-expanded cord blood: a single-arm, phase 1-2 safety and feasibility study. Lancet Haematol. 2019 Nov 5. pii: S2352-3026(19)30202-9. [Epub ahead of print]
- Eapen M. A resurgence of cord blood transplantation? (Comment) Lancet Haematol. 2019 Nov 5. pii: S2352-3026(19)30234-0. [Epub ahead of print]
- * Fournier D, Lewin A, Simard C, Trépanier P, Néron S, Ballerini L, et al. Multi-laboratory assay for harmonization of enumeration of viable CD34+ and CD45+ cells in frozen cord blood units. Cytotherapy. 2019 Dec 27. pii: S1465-3249(19)30870-9. [Epub ahead of print]
- Fenaux P, et al. Luspatercept in Patients with Lower-Risk Myelodysplastic Syndromes. N Engl J Med. 2020 Jan 9;382(2):140-51.
- Francis RO, et al. Donor glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency decreases blood quality for transfusion. J Clin Invest. 2020 Jan 21. pii: 133530. [Epub ahead of print]
- George EC, Kiguli S, Olupot PO, Opoka RO, Engoru C, Akech SO, et al. Mortality risk over time after early fluid resuscitation in African children. Crit Care. 2019 Nov 27;23(1):377.
- Haddad A, Benajiba M, Hmida S, Elgemmezi T, Alqudah M, Abu-Helu R, et al. How to manage transfusion systems in developing countries: The Experience of Eastern and Southern Mediterranean countries. Transfus Med. 2020 Jan 8. doi: 10.1111/tme.12663. [Epub ahead of print]
- Huber J, et al. Prophylactic plasma transfusion for patients without inherited bleeding disorders or anticoagulant use undergoing non-cardiac surgery or invasive procedures.Cochrane Systematic Review - Intervention Version published: 28 Nov, 2019
- Jung-König M, et al; the PaBloE (Patient Blood Management in Europe) working group. Programmes for the management of preoperative anaemia: audit in ten European hospitals within the PaBloE (Patient Blood Management in Europe) Working Group. Vox Sang. 2019 Dec 26. [Epub ahead of print] | PubMed abstract
- Koo BN, et al. Korean clinical practice guideline for perioperative red blood cell transfusion from Korean Society of Anesthesiologists. Korean J Anesthesiol. 2019 Apr;72(2):91-118.
- * Leduc L. No. 394-Stillbirth Investigation.J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2020 Jan;42(1):92-9.
- Londero D, Monge J, Hellberg A. A multi-centre study on the performance of the molecular genotyping platform ID RHD XT for resolving serological weak RhD phenotype in routine clinical practice. Vox Sang. 2020 Jan 7. [Epub ahead of print]
- Marini I, Rigoni F, Zlamal J, Pelzl L, Althaus K, Nowak-Harnau S, et al. Blood donor-derived buffy coat to produce platelets in vitro. Vox Sang. 2019 Nov 10. [Epub ahead of print]
- Munshi LB, Thyagarajan B, Jacob A, Patel S, Liu SZ, Szallasi A. Reversal of warfarin-coagulopathy: How to improve plasma transfusion practice in a community hospital setting? Asian J Transfus Sci. 2019 Jul-Dec;13(2):100-4. Epub 2019 Dec 3.
- Pusateri AE, Moore EE, Moore HB, Le TD, Guyette FX, Chapman MP, et al. Association of prehospital plasma transfusion with survival in trauma patients with hemorrhagic shock when transport times are longer than 20 minutes: a post hoc analysis of the PAMPer and COMBAT Clinical Trials. JAMA Surg. 2019 Dec 18:e195085. [Epub ahead of print]
- Ree IMC, de Grauw AM, Bekker V, de Haas M, Te Pas AB, Oepkes D, et al. Necrotizing enterocolitis in haemolytic disease of the newborn: a retrospective cohort study. Vox Sang. 2019 Dec 19. [Epub ahead of print] | PubMed abstract
- Shim H, Hwang JH, Kang SJ, Seo HS, Park EY, Park KU, Kong SY. Comparison of ABO isoagglutinin titres by three different methods: tube haemagglutination, micro-column agglutination and automated immunohematology analyzer based on erythrocyte-magnetized technology. Vox Sang. 2019 Dec 26. [Epub ahead of print]
- Slootweg YM, Walg C, Koelewijn JM, Van Kamp IL, De Haas M. Knowledge, attitude and practices of obstetric care providers towards maternal red-blood-cell immunization during pregnancy. Vox Sang. 2019 Dec 29. [Epub ahead of print] | PubMed abstract
- Sood R, Mancinetti M, Betticher D, Cantin B, Ebneter A. Management of bleeding in palliative care patients in the general internal medicine ward: a systematic review. Ann Med Surg (Lond). 2019 Dec 18;50:14-23. eCollection 2020 Feb.
- * Spinowitz B, Pecoits-Filho R, Winkelmayer WC, Pergola PE, Rochette S, Thompson-Leduc P, et al. Economic and quality of life burden of anemia on patients with CKD on dialysis: a systematic review. J Med Econ. 2019 Jun;22(6):593-604. Epub 2019 Mar 27.
- Stram M, Gigliotti T, Hartman D, Pitkus A, Huff SM, Riben M, et al. Logical observation identifiers names and codes for laboratorians. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2020 Feb;144(2):229-39. Epub 2019 Jun 20. | PubMed abstract
- Surbek D, Vial Y, Girard T, Breymann C, Bencaiova GA, Baud D, et al. Patient blood management (PBM) in pregnancy and childbirth: literature review and expert opinion. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2019 Nov 14. [Epub ahead of print]
- * Van Remoortel H, Aranko K, Mueller MM, De Buck E, Devine D, Folléa G, et al. The systematic use of evidence-based methodologies and technologies enhances shared decision-making in the 2018 International Consensus Conference on Patient Blood Management. Vox Sang. 2019 Nov 10. [Epub ahead of print] | PubMed abstract
- van Turenhout EC, Bossers SM, Loer SA, Giannakopoulos GF, Schwarte LA, Schober P. Prehospital transfusion of red blood cells part 2: A systematic review of treatment effects on outcomes. Transfus Med. 2020 Jan 5. [Epub ahead of print] (Open access) | PubMed abstract
- Yapa S, Lockwood C, Kuster M2. Effectiveness of administering tranexamic acid to high-risk hip and knee arthroplasty patients: a systematic review protocol. JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep. 2020 Jan 8. [Epub ahead of print]