Do perioperative blood transfusions influence prognosis of gastric cancer patients? Analysis of 927 patients and interactions with splenectomy

Fabio Pacelli, Fausto Rosa, Maurizio Bossola, Marcello Covino, Domenico D'Ugo, Marco Bertucci Zoccali, Giovanni Doglietto, D Marrelli, C Pedrazzani, A Marchet, M Di Cosmo, C Roata, L Graziosi, E Cavazzoni, F Roviello, D Nitti

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Abstract

This study was to assess the influence of perioperative blood transfusions on the prognosis of patients undergoing a potentially curative resection for gastric cancer and to investigate the interaction between transfusions and splenectomy.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1615-1623
Number of pages9
JournalAnnals of Surgical Oncology
Volume18
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Keywords

  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Aged
  • Blood Transfusion
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Perioperative Care
  • Prognosis
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Splenectomy
  • Stomach Neoplasms
  • Survival Rate

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