Study debunks link between transfusions, health problems

07/24/2009 | ABC (Australia)

An Australian study involving almost 2,000 patients who received blood transfusions while undergoing cardiac surgery found that 85% of them were still alive 12 years after the procedure. The finding disproves earlier claims that patients who receive a transfusion during surgery are likely to experience long-term health complications, a researcher said.

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