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Ongoing research continues to both expand the understanding of the needs of transfusion recipients and to provide opportunities to better meet these needs through developing new red cell (RBC) products. This session will summarize the unmet needs of transfusion recipients, and new approaches being pursued. The role of oxidative damage during storage, an important factor of why RBCs degrade and the potential for improved outcomes will be explored. Attendees completing this session will understand new RBC storage systems removing oxygen or using new additives to enhance RBC transfusion therapy.
Speaker 1 - Topic 1: Oxygen Degradation of the RBC with current storage methods
Speaker 2 - Topic 2: Unmet needs and problems to be solved with current RBC transfusions:
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