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Volume 2017, Article ID 3718615, 12 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/3718615
Research Article

Red Cell Storage Duration Does Not Affect Outcome after Massive Blood Transfusion in Trauma and Nontrauma Patients: A Retrospective Analysis of 305 Patients

1Department of Anaesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
2Blood Bank University Hospital, Institute of Pathology, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
3Trauma Institute, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
4Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
5Department of Outcomes Research, Anaesthesiology Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA

Correspondence should be addressed to Detlef Obal; ude.ellivsiuol@labo.d

Received 26 October 2016; Revised 23 March 2017; Accepted 5 April 2017; Published 14 May 2017

Academic Editor: Nikolaos K. Kanakaris

Copyright © 2017 Alexander Bautista et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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