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A study of blood usage by diagnoses in a Korean university hospital.

Authors
Lim, YA; Lee, WG; Cho, SR; Hyun, BH
Citation
Vox sanguinis, 86(1):54-61, 2004
Journal Title
Vox sanguinis
ISSN
0042-90071423-0410
Abstract
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: There is paucity of comprehensive data on the blood usage with regard to diagnostic categories of Asian recipients. The purpose of this study is to analyse data for blood usage in a korean university hospital in order to obtain additional information on transfusion practices in relation to diagnoses.



MATERIALS AND METHODS: Data of information on patients discharged during the period from March 1996 to February 2002, who have received packed red blood cells (RBC), fresh frozen plasmas (FFP), and platelet components (PLT) were extracted from the computerized registers. We used only the principal four-digit diagnostic categories of the Tenth Revision of International Classification of Diseases.



RESULTS: A total of 397 489 units of blood components (RBC 171 916 units; FFP 69 301 units; and PLT 156 272 units) were transfused for 17.2% of all discharged patients. Acute myeloid leukaemia, liver cell carcinoma, advanced gastric cancer, alcoholic or other unspecified cirrhosis of liver were the top 5 diagnoses related with the highest usage of blood component.



CONCLUSIONS: The results showed a different blood usage pattern compared to those of previous studies. These provide a baseline transfusion practice at our institution, and the data would help in predicting future blood needs in a variety of diagnostic categories.
MeSH terms
Blood Transfusion/*utilizationData CollectionDisease/*classificationHospitals, University/statistics & numerical dataHumansKorea
PMID
14984561
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Journal Papers > School of Medicine / Graduate School of Medicine > Laboratory Medicine
AJOU Authors
임, 영애이, 위교조, 성란
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