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Blood transfusions for PCI raise risk of stroke, heart attack
Blood transfusions for PCI raise risk of stroke, heart attack (February 26, 2014 - Insidermedicine) From North Carolina - A new report published in JAMA finds that blood transfusions during PCI may raise risk of cardiac events and death. Researchers studied over 2 million patients who underwent a PCI from 1,400 different hospitals. Results showed that those who received a transfusion were at increased risk of heart attack, stroke, and in-hospital death.
 
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