Effect of transfusion of washed red blood cells on serum potassium level in hemodialysis patients


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Demırtunc R., Ustun E., Karatoprak C. , Kayatas K., Cetınkaya F., Ozensoy U., ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.47, pp.407-411, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1511-57
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.407-411

Abstract

Background/aim: This study aimed to compare washed red blood cell (WRBC) transfusion versus nonwashed RBC (NWRBC) transfusion in terms of posttransfusion potassium levels in dialysis patients on a day when the patient did not receive dialysis.