Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion

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Number Authors Title Journal
76 E. Shinar, S. Etlin, O. Frenkel, V. Yahalom. The implementation of rapid cooling and overnight hold of whole blood at ambient temperature before processing into components in Israel. Transfusion 2011;51:58S-64S.
75 R. Cardigan, P.F. Van der Meer, C. Pergande, P. Cookson, B. Baumann-Baretti, J.A. Cancelas, D. Devine, H. Gulliksson, R. Vassallo, J. de Wildt-Eggen. Coagulation factor content of plasma produced from whole blood stored for 24 hours at ambient temperature: results from an international multicenter BEST Collaborative study. Transfusion 2011;51:50S-57S.
74 Pieter F. van der Meer, Jose A. Cancelas, Ralph R. Vassallo, Neeta Rugg, Mindy Einarson, John R. Hess. Evaluation of the overnight hold of whole blood at room temperature, before component processing: platelets (PLTs) from PLT-rich plasma. Transfusion 2011;51:45S-49S.
73 M.J. Dijkstra-Tiekstra, P.F. van der Meer, R. Cardigan, D. Devine, C. Prowse, P. Sandgren, J. de Wildt-Eggen, for the Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion Collaborative. Platelet concentrates from fresh or overnight-stored blood, an international study. Transfusion 2011;51:38S-44S.
72 John R. Hess Improving the predictive value of red blood cell storage trials: lessons from the Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) Collaborative Trial 41. Transfusion 2011;51:34S-37S.
71 Margaret F. Veale, Gerry Healey, Rosemary L. Sparrow. Effect of additive solutions on red blood cell (RBC) membrane properties of stored RBCs prepared from whole blood held for 24 hours at room temperature. Transfusion 2011;51:25S-33S.
70 Pieter F. van der Meer, Jose A. Cancelas, Rebecca Cardigan, Dana V. Devine, Hans Gulliksson, Rosemary L. Sparrow, Ralph R. Vassallo, Janny de Wildt-Eggen, Bärbel Baumann-Baretti, John R. Hess, for the BEST Collaborative. Evaluation of overnight hold of whole blood at room temperature before component processing: effect of red blood cell (RBC) additive solutions on in vitro RBC measures. Transfusion 2011;51:15S-24S.
69 Gary Moroff, James P. AuBuchon, Constance Pickard, Pamela H. Whitley, W. Andrew Heaton, Stein Holme. Evaluation of the properties of components prepared and stored after holding of whole blood units for 8 and 24 hours at ambient temperature. Transfusion 2011;51:7S-14S.
68 R.N.I. Pietersz Storage of whole blood for up to 24 hours at ambient temperature before component preparation: implementation in the Netherlands. Transfusion 2011;51:3S-6S.
67 John R. Hess The overnight warm hold of whole blood before processing into blood components. Transfusion 2011;51:1S-2S.
66 TRANSFUSION SUPPLEMENT JANUARY 2011. Special Issue: The Overnight Warm Hold of Whole Blood Before Processing into Components (Publications 67-76 inclusive) Transfusion. 2011;51(s1):1S-64S
65 Leo van de Watering for the Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) Collaborative. Pitfalls in the Current Published Observational Literature on the Effects of RBC Storage. Transfusion.2011;51(8):1847-1854.
64 Pamphilon D, Curnow E, Belfield H, Reems JA, McMannis J, Lecchi L, Szczepiorkowski Z, McKenna D. Storage Characteristics of Cord Blood Progenitor Cells: Report of a Multicentre Study by the Cellular Therapies Team of the Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) Collaborative. Transfusion.2011;51(6):1284-1290.
63 Dumont LJ; Dumont DF; Unger ZM; Siegel A; Szczepiorkowski ZM; Corson JS; Jones MK; Christoffel T; Pellham E; Bailey SL; Slichter SJ. A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Autologous Radiolabeled In Vivo Platelet Recoveries And Survivals Of 7-Day Stored PRP And Buffy Coat Platelets From The Same Subjects - for the BEST Collaborative. Transfusion. 2011;51(6):1241-1248.
62 Reikvam H, Prowse C, Roddie H, Heddle NM, Hervig T; BEST collaborative. A pilot study of the possibility and the feasibility of haemoglobin dosing with redblood cells transfusion. Vox Sang. 2010 Jul 1;99(1):71-6.
61 Delaney M, Meyer E, Cserti-Gazdewich C, Haspel RL, Lin Y, Morris A, Pavenski K, Dzik WH, Murphy M, Slichter S, Wang G, Dumont LJ, Heddle N. A systematic assessment of the quality of reporting for platelet transfusion studies. Transfusion. 2010 Oct;50(10):2135-44.
60 Pamphilon DH, Selogie E, Szczepiorkowski ZM; for the BEST Collaborative Cellular Therapies team. Transportation of cellular therapy products: report of a survey by the cellular therapies team of the Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) collaborative. Vox Sang. 2010 Aug 1;99(2):168-73.
59 Lozano M, Heddle N, Williamson LM, Wang G, Aubuchon JP, Dumont LJ. Practices associated with ABO-incompatible platelet transfusions: a BEST Collaborative international survey. Transfusion 2010 August;50(8):1743-48.
58 Hess JR, Sparrow RL, van der Meer P, Acker JP, Cardigan RA, Devine DV for the BEST Collaborative. Red cell hemolysis during blood bank storage: Using national quality management data to answer basic scientific questions. Transfusion 2009 Dec;49(12):2599-603.
57 Nancy M Heddle, Richard J Cook, Alan Tinmouth, C. Tom Kouroukis, Tor Hervig, Ellen Klapper, Joseph M Brandwein, Zbigniew M Szczepiorkowski, James P AuBuchon, Rebecca L Barty, Ker-Ai Lee for the SToP Study Investigators of the BEST Collaborative. A randomized controlled trial comparing standard- and low-dose strategies for transfusion of platelets (SToP) tto patients with thrombocytopenia. Blood 2009, Feb;113:1564-1573.