Department of Anesthesiology
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).
2012 New England Anesthesia Resident Conference
Slater, Nathanael and Watson, Nicholas C., "Transfusion-Related Acute Lung Injury during Liver Transplant: Case Report" (2012). Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine Publications. 117.