The effects of iron deficiency on blood transfusion requirements in traumatic brain injury


Durak M. A. , Aydogan M. S. , Gurbuz S.

BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH-INDIA, cilt.27, ss.849-853, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 27 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Dergi Adı: BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH-INDIA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.849-853

Özet

Introduction: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the leading cause of preventable death in trauma patients. TBI often need blood transfusion, iron deficiency (ID) is known as the first cause of anemia worldwide, but no known predictors of transfusion requirements are available at intensive care unit (ICU). The aims of this study were to investigate ID relationship with blood transfusion requirements in TBI patients at ICU.