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Intervention Protocol

Red cell transfusion management for patients undergoing cardiac surgery for congenital heart disease

  1. Kirstin L Wilkinson1,*,
  2. Susan J Brunskill2,
  3. Carolyn Doree2,
  4. Mike F Murphy3,
  5. Sally Hopewell4,
  6. Ravi Gill5

Editorial Group: Cochrane Heart Group

Published Online: 14 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009752


How to Cite

Wilkinson KL, Brunskill SJ, Doree C, Murphy MF, Hopewell S, Gill R. Red cell transfusion management for patients undergoing cardiac surgery for congenital heart disease (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD009752. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009752.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Southampton University NHS Hospital, Paediatric and Adult Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia, Southampton, UK

  2. 2

    NHS Blood and Transplant, Systematic Review Initiative, Oxford, Oxon, UK

  3. 3

    John Radcliffe Hospital, NHS Blood and Transplant, Oxford, UK

  4. 4

    UK Cochrane Centre, Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK

  5. 5

    Southampton University Hospital NHS Trust, Department of Anaesthetics, Southampton, Hampshire, UK

*Kirstin L Wilkinson, Paediatric and Adult Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia, Southampton University NHS Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton, SO16 6YD, UK. kirstinwilkinson@hotmail.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 14 MAR 2012

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Abstract

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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To evaluate the effects of red blood cell transfusion on mortality and morbidity on patients with congenital heart disease at the time of cardiac surgery.