Department of Anesthesiology
Medical Subject Headings
Acute Lung Injury; Blood Transfusion; Liver Transplantation
Transfusion-related acute lung injury (TRALI) is defined as noncardiogenic pulmonary edema temporally related to the transfusion of blood products. We present a patient who, while undergoing orthotopic liver transplantation, developed acute pulmonary edema within minutes of administration of fresh frozen plasma (FFP).
Slater, Nathanael and Watson, Nicholas C., "Transfusion-Related Acute Lung Injury during Liver Transplant: Case Report" (2012). Anesthesiology Publications and Presentations. Paper 117.