UMMS Affiliation

Department of Anesthesiology

Publication Date

2012-03-24

Document Type

Poster

Subjects

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).

Journal/Book/Conference Title

2012 New England Anesthesia Resident Conference

Comments

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

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