UMMS Affiliation

Department of Anesthesiology

Date

3-24-2012

Document Type

Poster

Medical Subject Headings

Acute Lung Injury; Blood Transfusion; Liver Transplantation

Disciplines

Anesthesiology

Abstract

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).

Comments

Poster presentation at the New England Anesthesia Resident Conference, held on March 24, 2012 in Burlington, VT.

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