Theory and Practice in Medicine, 2016, 22 tomas No. 5
TRANSFUSION-RELATED ACUTE LUNG INJURY IN MULTIPLE TRAUMA PATIENT: SUCCESSFUL USE OF EXTRACORPOREAL MEMBRANE OXYGENATION
Vytautas Karosas, Rytė Bakšienė, Jūratė Šipylaitė, Andrius Klimašauskas, Gintautas Kėkštas
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Key words: acute lung injury, blood transfusion, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.
Transfusion-related acute lung injury is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality among transfusion related reactions. The syndrome develops within 6 hours of transfusion of plasma containing blood products. We present a case report of a patient with multiple trauma who developed severe transfusion-related acute lung injury and was successfully managed with
extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.
September 22, 2016 Accepted:
November 28, 2016