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Saturday, January 16, 2021

TRALI

EM@3AM - January 16, 2021- By Rachel Bridwell
Reviewed by: Brit Long and Alex Koyfman
"Pearls:
  • Underrecognized in population receiving transfusion has presents similarly to ARDS
  • Common in cardiac surgery patients
  • More common in donor products from parous female donor in apheresis components
  • Occurs within 6 hours of transfusion, pulmonary infiltrates in the absence of cardiac dysfunction
  • High rates of intubation in this population, requiring barotrauma mitigation
  • Potential benefit with steroids"
Further Reading (FOAM resources)