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Transfusion thresholds for upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) are controversial. Observational studies suggest associations between liberal red blood cell (RBC) transfusion and adverse outcome, and a recent trial reported increased mortality following liberal transfusion.

Original publication

DOI

10.1136/gutjnl-2014-307263.258

Type

Journal article

Journal

Gut

Publication Date

06/2014

Volume

63 Suppl 1

Pages

A119 - A120