Frozen Platelets & Battlefield Trauma

Over 2 million doses of fresh platelets are administered annually in the US, according to BioLife Solutions Inc,. The firm maintains that the frozen storage of therapeutic platelets could improve logistics in caring for hemodynamically unstable patients, especially in situations where fresh platelets are unable to be collected or administered.[eventPDF]This concept relates to current military research on the use of frozen and thawed platelets. One clinical trial in particular features a US Army...
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