The influence of ABO blood group on mortality in major trauma

ABO blood group has a profound influence on hemostasis as it is a major determinant of plasma levels of von Willebrand Factor. In vitro studies suggest that blood group O is a risk factor for increased severe bleeding while blood group non-O is a risk factor for thromboembolic events. Yet, the impa...

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Main Authors: Uwe Hamsen, André Nohl, Andreas Baumann, Rolf Lefering, Laila Boutakmant, Christian Waydhas, Marcel Dudda, Thomas Armin Schildhauer, Marcus Jäger, Alexander Wegner
Format: Article
Published: Open Medical Publishing 2019-12-01
Series:Orthopedic Reviews
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