Madsen, Christian Medom4; Jørgensen, Henrik Løvendahl3; Norgaard, Astrid1; Riis, Troels2; Jantzen, Christopher5; Pedersen, Ole Birger1; Duus, Benn Rønnow2; Lauritzen, Jes Bruun2
1 Klinisk Immunologisk Afdeling. Blodbanken og Vævstypelaboratoriet, Diagnostisk Center, Rigshospitalet, The Capital Region of Denmark2 Ortopædkirurgisk Afdeling M, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospital, The Capital Region of Denmark3 Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospital, The Capital Region of Denmark4 University of Copenhagen5 unknown
Red blood cell (RBC) transfusion is a frequently used treatment in patients admitted with a fractured hip, but the use remains an area of much debate. The aim of this study was to determine preoperative factors associated with the risk of receiving a red blood cell transfusion in hip fracture patients.
Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, 2014, Vol 134, Issue 3, p. 375-82