JPAC Joint United Kingdom (UK) Blood Transfusion and Tissue Transplantation Services Professional Advisory Committee

Red Cell Transfusion

  • Estcourt LJ, Fortin PM, Hopewell S, Trivella M, Wang WC.
    Blood transfusion for preventing primary and secondary stroke in people with sickle cell disease. 
    Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017;(1): CD003146.
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  • Roy NBA, Fortin PM, Bull KR, Doree C, Trivella M, Hopewell S, Estcourt LJ.
    Interventions for chronic kidney disease in people with sickle cell disease (Protocol). 
    Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016;(10): CD012380.
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  • Carson JL, Stanworth SJ, Roubinian N, Fergusson DA, Triulzi D, Doree C, Hebert PC. 
    Transfusion thresholds and other strategies for guiding allogeneic red blood cell transfusion.
    Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews 2016;(10):CD002042.
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  • Keir A, Pal S, Trivella M, Lieberman L, Callum J, Shehata N, Stanworth SJ.
    Adverse effects of red blood cell transfusions in neonates: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Transfusion 2016; 56(11):2773–2780.
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  • Shah A, McKechnie S, Brunskill SJ, Stanworth SJ. 
    Fresh versus old red cell transfusions: what have the recent clinical trials found?
    Current Opinion in Hematology 2016; 23(6):550-556.
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  • Estcourt LJ, Fortin PM, Trivella M, Hopewell S.
    Preoperative blood transfusions for sickle cell disease.
    Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016;(4):CD003149.
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  • Estcourt LJ, Fortin PM, Hopewell S, Trivella M, Hambleton IR, Cho G.
    Regular long-term red blood cell transfusions for managing chronic chest complications in sickle cell disease.
    Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016;(5):CD008360.
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  • Docherty AB, O'Donnell R, Brunskill S, Trivella M, Doree C, Holst L, Parker M, Gregersen M, Pinheiro de Almeida J, Walsh TS, Stanworth SJ.
    Effect of restrictive versus liberal transfusion strategies on outcomes in patients with cardiovascular disease in a non-cardiac surgery setting: systematic review and meta-analysis.
    BMJ 2016;352:i1351.
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  • Estcourt LJ, Fortin PM, Hopewell S, Trivella M.
    Red blood cell transfusion to treat or prevent complications in sickle cell disease: an overview of Cochrane reviews (protocol).
    Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016;(2): CD012082.
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  • Gu Y, Estcourt LJ, Doree C, Hopewell S, Vyas P.
    Comparison of a restrictive versus liberal red cell transfusion policy for patients with myelodysplasia, aplastic anaemia, and other congenital bone marrow failure disorders.
    Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015; (10): CD011577.
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  • Brunskill SJ, Wilkinson KL, Doree C, Trivella M, Stanworth S.
    Transfusion of fresher versus older red blood cells for all conditions.
    Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015; (5): CD010801.
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  • Brunskill SJ, Millette SL, Shokoohi A, Pulford EC, Doree C, Murphy MF, Stanworth S.
    Red blood cell transfusion for people undergoing hip fracture surgery.
    Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015; (4): CD009699.
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  • Butler C, Tay J, Doree C, Brunskill SJ, Trivella M, Fergusson DA, Tinmouth A, Murphy MF.
    Restrictive versus liberal red blood cell transfusion strateiges for patients with haematological malignancies treated with intensive chemotherapy or radiotherapy, or both, with or without haematopoietic stem cell support (protocol).
    Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014; (9): CD011305.
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  • Wilkinson KL, Brunskill SJ, Doree C, Trivella M, Gill R, Murphy MF.
    Red cell transfusion management for patients undergoing cardiac surgery for congenital heart disease.
    Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014; (2): CD009752.
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  • Hopewell S, Omar O, Hyde C, Yu L-M, Doree C, Murphy M.
    A systematic review of the effect of red blood cell transfusion on mortality: evidence from large scall observational studies published between 2006 and 2010.
    BMJ Open 2013; 3:e002154.
    PMID: 23645909.  doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2012-002154.
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  • Wilkinson KL, Brunskill SJ, Dorée C, Hopewell S, Stanworth S, Murphy MF, Hyde C.
    The clinical effects of red blood cell transfusions: an overview of the randomized controlled trials evidence base.
    Transfusion Medicine Reviews 2011; 25(2):145-155.e2.
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  • Jairath V, Hearnshaw S, Brunskill SJ, Doree C, Hopewell S, Hyde C, Travis S, Murphy MF..
    Red cell transfusion for the management of upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage.
    Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010; (9):CD006613.
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  • Pinchon DJ, Stanworth SJ, Dorée C, Brunskill S, Norfolk DR.
    Quality of life and use of red cell transfusion in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes. A systematic review.
    American Journal of Hematology 2009; 84(10): 671-7.
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  • Wilkinson KL, Brunskill SJ, Doree CJ, Murphy MF, Hyde CJ.
    The clinical effectiveness of blood and red cell transfusion.
    Transfusion Medicine 2009; 19(s1):20. Abstract PO2.
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