a restrictive transfusion strategy: when hemoglobin < 7 g/dL
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
N Engl J Med. 2013 Jan 3;368(1):11-21 Randomized Controlled Trial, Multicenter Study
IN gastrointestinal bleeding, upper The Use of
a restrictive transfusion strategy: when hemoglobin < 7 g/dL
As Treatment, Acute
Is better Than
a liberal transfusion strategy: when hemoglobin < 9 g/dL
To increase, at 6 weeks, survival (95% restrictive strategy VS 91% liberal) and reduce rebleeding (10% restrictive strategy VS 16% liberal)