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La prudencia es buena consejera para decidir una transfusión en el TAVI

Transfusion in TAVR: Caution Is Best

Transfusion in TAVR: Caution Is Best

Periprocedural red blood cell transfusion in transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) correlates with increased mortality and acute kidney injury. It also resulted an independent predictor of 30-day mortality, irrespective of bleeding and vascular complications.  The global trend that limits transfusion, in all procedures in general, has finally reached TAVR.  The multicenter registry TRITAVI (Transfusion Requirements

TRICS III: Restrictive Transfusion Was Noninferior to Liberal Use in Patients Who Undergo Cardiac Surgery

A large study conducted in 19 countries has found that a policy of restrictive red-cell transfusion during cardiac surgery is just as safe and effective as more liberal policies. TRICS III enrolled 5243 patients and was presented at the American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions and published simultaneously in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). Patients were