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Decrease in the Oxygen Extraction Ratio in Surgical Patients after Blood Transfusion

To establish if there is a relationship between the decrease in the Oxygen Extraction Ratio (O2ER) and the administration of Packed Red Blood Cells (pRBC) using central venous saturation for the calculation of O2ER.

Decrease in the Oxygen Extraction Ratio in Surgical Patients after Blood Transfusion