Transfusion and Transplantation

fusion_plantationTransfusion and Transplantation evidence based. Help to prolong patient survival and adjust life quality. As an example, doctors pursue a liberal transfusion practice to support daily wellbeing of cancer patients.

The most prominent immunological hurdles between donor and recipient are the ABO histo-blood group system and the HLA system (click to figure), whereby many so called blood groups are now identified as histo-blood groups. Kidd and Duffy disparities between donor and recipient might influence the rejection rate in kidney transplantation, much less with liver transplants.