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Risk Index of McCluskey et al for Predicting Massive Blood Transfusion Associated with Liver Transplant Surgery

Purpose:

To identify a patient who is likely to require >= 6 units packed RBCs in the first 24 hours associated with liver transplant as reported by McCluskey et al.

Specialty:

Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine, General Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Transplant Surgery

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage, complications, selection, complication detection

ICD-10:

D62, Z51.3, Z94.4

Description:

McCluskey et al developed an index for identifying a patient who is likely to require significant blood transfusion in the first 24 hours after liver transplantation. The authors are from the University Health Network and University of Toronto.

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