Transfusion

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Edited By: Paul M. Ness

Impact Factor: 3.225

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 23/68 (Hematology)

Online ISSN: 1537-2995

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TransfusionNews.com Video Addresses Risk Factors for Fetal and Neonatal Alloimmune Thrombocytopenia

The January 15th video discusses fetal and neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia, also referred to as NAIT, which affects about 1 in 1,000 births. NAIT is caused by maternal alloantibodies to specific platelet antigens, usually human platelet antigen 1a also referred to as HPA-1a. These antigens may be inherited from the father but are absent in the mother. Only 2% of women are HPA-1a negative and at risk to produce these alloantibodies which can lead to fetal thrombocytopenia.

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Article downloads for TRANSFUSION provide a glimpse of what content readers find most interesting. In 2015, readers downloaded articles a total of 416,441 times

Abstract presentations from the AABB annual meeting Philadelphia, PA, October 25-28, 2014 (Various) 2014; 54:15A-268A

Resolving the daratumumab interference with blood compatibility testing (Chapuy C, et al) 2015; 55:1545-1554.

Platelet transfusion: a systematic review of the clinical evidence (Kumar A, et al) 2015; 55:1116-1127.

Abstract presentations from the AABB annual meeting Anaheim, CA, October 24-27, 2015 (Various) 2015; 55: 3A–245A.

Transfusion of fresh-frozen plasma in critically ill patients with a coagulopathy before invasive procedures: a randomized clinical trial (Muller M, et al) 2015;55: 26–35.

It's time to phase in RHD genotyping for patients with a serologic weak D phenotype (Sandler S, et al) 2015; 55: 680–689.

How do we treat life-threatening anemia in a Jehovah's Witness patient?(Posluszny J, et al) 2014; 54: 3026–3034.

Successful treatment of severe immune hemolytic anemia after allogeneic stem cell transplantation with bortezomib: report of a case and review of literature (Hosoba S, et al) 2015; 55:259-264

Evaluation and management of postpartum hemorrhage: consensus from an international expert panel (Abdul-Kadir, R) 2014;54: 1756–1768.

An update on red blood cell storage lesions, as gleaned through biochemistry and omics technologies (D'Alessandro A, et al) 2015; 55: 205–219.

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AABB has released several new resources, all of which are available at www.aabb.org in the MarketPlace.

  • Pediatric Transfusion: A Physician’s Handbook, 4th edition, edited by Edward Wong, MD, and Sue Roseff, MD, with handbook series editor Karen King, MD.
  • Pediatric Hemotherapy Data card (sets of 10) edited by Edward Wong, MD, and Sue Roseff, MD.
  • Standards for Cellular Therapy Services, 7th edition—the first set of AABB standards available through the online Standards Portal.
  • Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: A Handbook for Clinicians, 2nd edition, edited by John R. Wingard, MD; Dennis A. Gastineau, MD; Helen L. Leather, BPharm; Edward L. Snyder, MD, FACP; and Zbigniew M. Szczepiorkowski, MD, PhD, FCAP. Available in print or USB or together in a discount package.
  • Bundle with special pricing: Blood Transfusion Therapy: A Guide to Blood Component Administration, 3rd edition (flipchart), edited by Nick Bandarenko, MD, and Karen King, MD, together with Blood Component Visual Inspection Guide (AABB/ARC).

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