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
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.849-853


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.