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Edited By: Paul M. Ness

Impact Factor: 3.568

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 19/68 (Hematology)

Online ISSN: 1537-2995

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This video discusses post-operative hemoglobin drift. In the first few days after a major surgery, downward trends or “drifts” in hemoglobin levels are common but not well understood.

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2013 ISI Impact Factor


Increase in Impact Factor to 3.568!

The 2013 ISI Impact Factors have been released and we are proud to report TRANSFUSION’s increase to 3.568 from 3.526 in 2012. TRANSFUSION now ranks in the top 20 journals in the Hematology category, per the ISI Impact Factor. The Journal improved in its ranking from 22nd out of 67 Hematology journals in 2012 to 19th out of 68 in 2013. Congratulations to the Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Paul Ness, along with his Associate Editors and Editorial Board for this achievement.


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