Congenital Heart Defects clinical trials at UCSD
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Erythropoietin to Prevent Unnecessary Transfusions In Patients With Cyanotic CHD - A Prospective Control Trial
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Cyanotic congenital cardiac patients require higher hemoglobin concentrations (red blood cell levels) for optimal oxygen delivery to the body. Prophylactic erythropoietin (EPO) and iron can prevent and/or decrease the amount of blood transfusions needed in this population. We seek to investigate if EPO and iron make a clinically significant difference in the number of transfusions given to these patients and the morbidity associated with it.
San Diego, California