Top Haematological Studies

  1. Hebert. A multicenter, randomized, controlled clinical trial of transfusion requirements in critical care. N Engl J Med 1999;340:409-17
  2. Hajjar. Transfusion Requirements After Cardiac Surgery: The TRACS Randomized Controlled Trial. JAMA. 2010; 304:1559-1567 
  3. Wang. Transfusion of older stored blood and risk of death: a meta-analysis.Transfusion 2012;52(6):1184-95
  4. Wu. Blood transfusion in elderly patients with acute myocardial infarction. N Engl J Med 2001, 345:1230-1236
  5. Marik. Efficacy of red blood cell transfusion in the critically ill: a systematic review of the literature. Crit Care Med 2008, 36:2667-2674
  6. Corwin. The CRIT Study: Anemia and blood transfusion in the critically ill—Current clinical practice in the United States. Crit Care Med 2004;32(1):39-52
  7. Vincent. Anemia and blood transfusion in critically ill patients. JAMA 2002;288(12):1499-507
  8. Vincent. Are blood transfusions associated with greater mortality rates? Results of the Sepsis Occurrence in Acutely Ill Patients study. Anesthesiology 2008,108:31-39
  9. Corwin. Efficacy and Safety of Epoetin Alfa in Critically Ill Patients. N Engl J Med 2007; 357:965-976
  10. Corwin. Efficacy of Recombinant Human Erythropoietin in Critically Ill Patients: A Randomized Controlled Trial. JAMA. 2002;288(22):2827-2835
  11. Levi. Safety of Recombinant Activated Factor VII in Randomized Clinical Trials . N Engl J Med 2010; 363:1791-1800
  12. The PROTECT Investigators. Dalteparin versus Unfractionated Heparin in Critically Ill Patients. N Engl J Med 2011;364:1305-14
  13. Busund. Plasmapheresis in severe sepsis and septic shock: a prospective, randomised, controlled trial. Intensive Care Medicine 2002; 28: 1434-9 (abstract)