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Red Cell Storage Duration Study

2014-08-27 03:18:47 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The RECESS study will compare the effects of transfusing red blood cell units stored <= 10 days vs. red blood cell units stored >= 21 days, in patients who are undergoing complex cardiac surgery and are likely to need a red blood cell transfusion. The primary hypothesis is that there is a clinically important difference between the effects of shorter-storage red cell units and longer-storage red cell units on clinical outcomes and mortality risk.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Cardiac Surgery

Intervention

Red blood cell units stored <= 10 days, Red blood cell units stored >= 21 days

Location

Emory University
Atlanta
Georgia
United States
30322

Status

Recruiting

Source

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:18:47-0400

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