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Gulhane Med J. 2008; 50(2): 131-133

Transfusion related acute lung injury after open heart surgery

Celalettin Günay1, Faruk Cingöz1, Mehmet Ali Şahin1, Atilla İyisoy2, Kamil Sarkışlalı1, Kubilay Karabacak1, Tolga Tatar1, Mehmet Arslan1, Harun Tatar1.

Transfusion related acute lung injury is an uncommon complication presenting with dyspnea, fever and hypotension. Its incidence is 0.04% to 0.16% per patient administered transfusion. It is a clinical entity that can frequently be confused with pump lung in patients who are performed cardiopulmonary bypass. In this article the differential diagnosis of pump lung and acute lung injury developing after transfusion of plasma is discussed.

Key words: Acute lung injury, transfusion

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