Econstudentlog

Surprising fact of the day

For almost 9000 patients who had heart surgery in the UK between 1996 and 2003, receiving a red cell transfusion was associated with three times the risk of dying in the following year and an almost sixfold risk of dying within 30 days of surgery compared with not receiving one

Here’s the link.

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May 3, 2008 - Posted by | Cardiology, Medicine, Random stuff

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