Journal Club




Dr. med. vet.

Jochen Gottschalk


A systematic review of transfusion‑transmitted malaria in non‑endemic areas

Verra et al. 
Malaria Journal, 2018, 17:36




pract. med.

Eméry Schindler


Return behavior of occasional and multigallon blood donors:

the role of theory of planned behavior, self-identity, and organizational variables

A. Wevers et al.

TRANSFUSION 2014;54:805-813


Easy come, easy go. Retention of blood donors

A. van Dongen

Transfusion Medicine, 2015, 25, 227–233




pract. med.

Michael Zürcher


The relationship between blood groups and disease

David J. Anstee

BLOOD, 10 June 2010; vol. 115:23




Dr. med.

Doris Händeler-Haviar


Von Willebrand's Disease

Frank W.G. Leebeek et al.

The New England Journal of Medicine, 2016;375:2067-80




Eduardo Meyer


Analysis of platelet-derived extracellular vesicles in plateletpheresis concentrates: a multicenter study

Anne Black et al.

TRANSFUSION 2017;57;1459-1469




Dr. sc.nat.

David Goslings


Treatment of severe chronic ocular graft-versus-host disease using 100% autologous serum eye drops from a sealed manufacturing system: a retrospective cohort study

Volkan Thamaz et al.

British Journal of Ophthalmology 2017, 101: 322-326




Dr. med.

Judith Ries


Currenct perspectives on fetal and neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia - increasing clinical concerns and new treatment opportunities

Heidi Tiller et al.

International Journal of Women's Health, 2017, 9; 223-234




pract. med.

Irina Franke


Pathophysiological Consequences And Benefits of HFE Mutations: 20 Years of Research

I. Hollerer et al.

Haematologica, May 2017, 102; 809-817




Dr. med. vet.

Jochen Gottschalk


Frequency of Trypanosoma cruzi parasitemia among infected blood donors with a potential association between parasite lineage and transfusion transmission

David A. Leiby et al.





Dr. med.

Charlotte Engström


CD59: A long-known complement inhibitor has advanced to a blood group system

C. Weinstock et al

Immunohematology, 2015;31:145-151




pract. med.

Eméry Schindler


Effect of Short-Term vs. Long-Term Blood Storage on Mortality after Transfusion

N.M. Heddle et al

The New England Journal of Medicine, 2016;375:1937-1945




Prof. Dr.

Reinhard Henschler


Exposure to ABO-nonidentical blood associated with increased in-hospital mortality in patients with group A blood

Menaka Pai et al

TRANSFUSION 2016;56:550-557




Dr. sc. nat.

David Goslings

Quality of freeze-dried (lyophilized) quarantined single-donor plasma

Jürgen Bux et al

TRANSFUSION 2013;53:3203-3209




Eduardo Meyer

Peripheral blood microvesicles secretion is influenced by storage time, temperature, and anticoagulants

Lukas Wisgrill et al

Cytometry Part A, 89A: 663 -672, 2016




Dr. med. vet.

Jochen Gottschalk

Detection of hepatitis C virus (HCV) core-specific antibody suggests occult HCV infection among blood donors

Juan A. Quiroga et al

Transfusion, 2016;56;1883-1890




pract. med.

Idana Feldmane


Climate change projections of West Nile virus infections in Europe: implications for blood safety practices

Jan C. Semenza et al

Environmental Health, 2016, 15:28




Prof. Dr.

Reinhard Henschler

Targeted gene editing restores regulated CD40L function in X-linked hyper-IgM syndrome

Nicholas Hubbard et al

Blood, 2016, 127:2513-2522




pract. med. 
Michael Zürcher


Zika Virus

Lyle R. Petersen et al

The New England Journal of Medicine, 2016;374:1552-63




Dr. med. 
Charlotte Engström


Variability of Findings in Drug-Induced Immune Haemolytic Anaemia: Experience over 20 Years in a Single Centre

Beate Mayer et al

Transfusion Medicine and Hemotherapy, 2015;42:333-339




pract. med. 
Young-Lan Song


Regular blood donation may help in the management of hypertension: an observational study on 292 blood donors

Sundrela Kamhieh-Milz et al

Transfusion, 2015




pract. med. 
Eméry Schindler


What is the best strategy for the prevention of transfusion-transmitted malaria in sub-Saharan African Countries where malaria is endemic?

Jobert Richie N. Nansseu et al

Malaria Journal 2013, 12:465




PD Dr. rer. nat.
Christoph Gassner


Identification of genetic polymorphisms that predict responder/non-responder profiles to the RhD Antigen

Joanne C.G. Tan et al

Molecular Immunology 2015 Dec;68:628-33




Dr. med. vet.

Jochen Gottschalk


Rare transmission of hepatitis B virus by Dutch donors with occult infection

Ryanne W. Lieshout-Krikke et al

Transfusion 2015 



Dr. med.

Adriana Komarek

In vivo biodistribution and oxygenation potential of a new generation of oxygen carrier

Tony Le Gall et al

Transfusion 2014;187:1-9



Prof. Dr. med.

Reinhard Henschler

Platelet pool inventory management: theory meets practice

Wim de Kort et al

Journal of Biotechnology 2011;51:2295-2303



Eduardo Meyer

Evaluation of FMH QuikQuant for the Detection and Quantification of Fetomaternal Hemorrhage

Cedric Pastoret et al

Cytometry Part B (Clinical Cytometry);84B:37-43 (2013)



Pract. med.

Young-Lan Song


A case for stocking O D+ red blood cells in emergency room trauma bays

Erin Meyer and Lynne Uhl

Transfusion 2015;55:791–795



Pract. med.

Michael Zürcher


The Epidemiology of Imported Malaria and Transfusion Policy in 5 Nonendemic Countries

Sheila F. O'Brien et al.

Transfusion Medicine Reviews (2015)



Dr. pharm.

Andreas Glauser


Human Parvovirus B19 and blood product safety: a tale of twenty years of improvements

Giuseppe Marano et al.

Blood Transfus DOI 10.2450/2014.0174-14



Elise Gourri


Digital PCR to assess haematopoietic chimaerism after allogeneic stem cell Transplantation

Tanja Stahl, Manja Böhme, Nicolaus Kröger, Boris Fehse

Experimental Hematology (2015), doi:10.1016/j.exphem.2015.02.006



Pract. med.
Ioana Vadeanu


Profound Morphological Changes in the Erythrocytes and Fibrin Networks of Patients with Hemochromatosis or with Hyperferritinemia, and Their Normalization by Iron Chelators and

Other Agents

Etheresia Pretorius et al.

PLOS ONE | 1 January 2014 | Volume 9 | Issue 1 | e85271 | doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0085271



PD Dr. rer. nat.
Christoph Gassner


Genetic Variants Regulating Immune Cell Levels in Health and Disease

Valeria Orrù et al.

Cell 155, 242–256, September 26, 2013; doi:10.1016/j.cell.2013.08.041



Pract. med.

Felicitas Martinez Leanes


Persistence of Parvovirus B19 (B19V) DNA and humoral immune response in B19V-infected

blood donors

D. Juhl et al.

Vox Sanguinis (2014) 107, 226-232



Dr. med. vet.

Jochen Gottschalk


Social Meets Molecular: Combining Phylogenetic and Latent Class Analyses to Understand HIV-1 Transmission in Switzerland

Dorita Avila et al.

American Journal of Epidemiology (2014);179(12):1514-1525



Dr. sc. nat.

David Goslings


Activity-based costs of blood transfusions in surgical patients at four hospitals

Aryeh Shander et al.

Transfusion (2010), 50, 753-765



Dr. med.

Adriana Komarek


Health Care-Associated Infection After Red Blood Cell Transfusion:

A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Jeffrey M. Rohde et al.

JAMA (2014), 311(13), 1317-1326



Pract. med.

Ioana Vadeanu


Experience with intravenous ferric carboxymaltose in patients with iron deficiency anemia

David B. Bregman et al.

Therapeutic Advances in Hematology (2014) 5, 48-60



Pract. med.

Young-Lan Song


Pattern of care of blood donors with early-uncomplicated hereditary haemochromatosis in a Swiss blood donation centre

Stefashyna et al.

Vox Sanguinis (2014) 106, 111-117



Dr. med.

Judith Ries


How safe is safe: new human immunodeficiency virus Typ 1 variants missed by nucleid acid testing

Benjamin Müller et al.

Transfusion, Vol. 53, Oct. 2013



pract. med.

Michael Zürcher


Transfusion-transmitted arboviruses

L.R. Petersen et M.P. Busch

Vox Sanguinis (2010), 98; 2495-503



Dr. med.

Alexander Markovic


Somatic Mutations of Calreticulin in Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

Thorsten Klampfl et al.

The New England Journal of Medicine, 369; 2379-2390. 



Dr. med. vet.
Jochen Gottschalk


Infectivity of blood products from donors with occult hepatitis B virus infection

Jean-Pierre Allain et al.

Transfusion, vol. 53, 1405-1415, published July 2013 



Dr. sc. nat.
David Goslings


Evaluation of the hemostatic potential including thrombin generation of three different therapeutic pathogen-reduced plasmas

M. Hacquard et al.

Vox Sanguinis (2011) 102, 354-361 



Dr. med.
Adriana Komarek


Selective testing for Trypanosoma cruzi: the frist year after implementation at Canadian Blood Services

Sheila F. O'Brian et al.

Transfusion, 53: 1706-1713, published August, 2013 



Dr. rer. nat.
Stefan Meyer


High prevalence of red blood cell alloimmunization in sickle cell disease despite transfusion from Rh-matched minority donors

Stella T. Chou et al.

Blood, published online May 30, 2013 



Dr. med.
Claudia Schlicker


Comparison of platelet transfusion as fresh whole blood versus apheresis platelets for massively transfused combat trauma patients

J.G. Perkins et al.

Transfusion, 2011; 51: 241-252 



Dr. med.
Beat M. Frey


A No-Prophylaxis Platelet-Transfusion Strategy for Hematologic Cancers

Simon J. Stanworth et al.

The New England Journal of Medicine, 368;19, 1771-1790.


Eliminate Prophylactic Platelet Transfusion?

Sherill J. Slichter etc al.

The New England Journal of Medicine, 368;19, 1837-1838. 



pract. med.
Michael Zürcher


Dealing with the uncertain risk of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease transmission by coagulation replacement products

Carolyn M. Millar and Mike Makris

British Journal of Haematology, 2012, 158, 442-452 



PD Dr. rer. nat.
Christoph Gassner


Association study identifying polymorphisms in CD47 and other extracellular matrix pathway genes as putative prognostic markers for colorectal cancer

J. Lascorz et al.
Int. J Colorectal Dis, published online, 28 July, 2012 



pract. med.

Young-Lan Song


Repeated short-term warming of red blood cell concentrates has minimal effect on their quality

S. Thomas, V. Hancock & R. Cardigan
Vox Sanguinis (2012), 103, 113-121 



Dr. med.

Oliver Sperisen


Non-0 Blood Type is the Commonest Genetic Risk Factor for VTE: Results from a Meta-Analysis of the Literature

Francesco Dentali et al.
Published online, June 27, 2012 



Dr. sc. nat.

David Goslings


Hemoglobin-driven pathophysiology is an in vivo consequence of the red blood cell storage lesion that can be attenuated in guinea pigs by haptoglobin therapy 

Jin Hyen Baek et al.
The Journal of Clinical Investigation, Vol. 122, No. 4, 1444-1458 



pract. med.

Young-Lan Song


Therapeutic platelett transfusion versus routine prophylactic transfusion in patients with haematological malignancies: an open-label, multicentre, randomised study

Hannes Wandt et al.
Published online, August 7, 2012 



Dr. med. vet.

Jochen Gottschalk


Lookback procedures after postdonation notifications during a Q fever outbreak in the Netherlands

Marian G.J. van Kraaij, Ed Slot, Boris M. Hogema, Hans L. Zaaijer
Transfusion, 2012 (published online) 



pract. med.

Michael Zürcher


Metabolic aspects of hepatitis C viral infection: steatohepatitis resembling but distinct from NASH

Kazuhiko Koike and Kyoji Moriya
Journal of Gastroenterology 2005; 40:329-336 



Dr. med.

Susanna Möhn


Autologous serum eye drops for ocular surface disorders

G. Geerling, S. MacLennan, D. Hartwig
British Journal of Ophthalmology 2004; 88:1467-1474 



Dr. med.

Beat M. Frey


MYH-9 Related Platelet Disorders: Strategies for Management and Diagnosis

Karina Althaus, Andreas Greinacher
Transfusion Medicine and Hemotherapy 2010;37:260-267


MYH9-Related Platelet Disorders

Karina Althaus and Andreas Greinacher

Seminars in Thrombosis and Hemostasis, Vol. 35, Nr. 2, 2009



Dr. med.

Monika Albert


Nachweis einer arteriellen Hypertonie

A. Pechère-Bertschi, H. Stalder
PrimaryCare 2003;3:547-553



Dr. med.

Georg Schorer


The value of routine ferritin measurement in blood donors

Alix O'Meara et al.
Transfusion, Vol. 51, 2183-2188, October 2011



PD Dr. rer. nat.

Christoph Gassner


Mutations in GATA2 are associated with the autosomal dominant and sporadic monocytopenia and mycobacterial infection (MonoMAC) syndrome 

Amy P. Hsu et al.

Blood, 8 Sept. 2011, Vol. 118, No. 10, 2653-2655



pract. med.

Micha Keil


Blood donors with positive direct antiglobulin tests are at increased risk for cancer

Yakir Rottenberg et al.

Transfusion, Vol. 49, 838-842, May 2009



pract. med.

Georg Schorer


Modulation of hepcidin production during hypoxia-induced erythropoiesis in humans in vivo: data from the HIGHCARE project

Alberto Piperno et al.

Blood, March 2011, Vol. 117, 2953-2959



pract. med.

Micha Keil


Platelet transfusions from D+ donors to D- patients: a 10-year follow-up study of 1014 patients

Joan Cid et al.

Transfusion, Vol. 51, 1163-1169, June 2011



pract. med.

Karoline Brand-Bernhart


Introduction and Overview of Therapeutic Apheresis
Chidi Okafor et al.

Journal of Clinical Apheresis, 25:240-249 (2010)



Dr. sc. nat.

David Goslings


INTERCEPT plasma: comparability with conventional fresh-frozen plasma based on coagulation function - an in vitro analysis

J. Irsch, L. Pinkoski, L. Corash, L. Lin

Vox Sanguinis (2010) 98, 47-55



pract. med.

Michael Zürcher


The sensing of poorly deformable red blood cells by the human spleen can be mimicked in vitro

Guillaume Deplaine et al.

Blood, 24 Feb 2011, Vol. 117, Nr. 8



Dr. med.

Silke Esser


Generation Y and Blood Donation: The Impact of Altruistic Help in a Darwiportunistic Scenario

Christian Scholz

Transfusion Medicine and Hemotherapy, 2010;37:195-202



Dr. med. vet.

Jochen Gottschalk


Quantification of viral inactivation by photochemical treatment with Amotosalen and UV A light, using a novel polymerase chain reaction inhibition method with preamplification

Allain J.P. et al.

Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2006:194, 1734-1744



Dr. pharm.

Andreas Glauser


Practical guidelines for applying statistical process control to blood component production

N. Beckman et al.

Transfusion Medicine, 2009, 19, 329-339



PD Dr. rer. nat.

Christoph Gassner


Mutations in EKLF/KLF1 from the molecular basis of the rare blood group In(Lu) phenotype

Belinda K. singleton et al.

Blood, 1 Sep 2008, Vol. 112, Nr. 5 



Dr. med.

Dubravko Sinovcic


Reduction in potassium concentration of stored red blood cell units using a resin filter

Chisa Yamada, Eugenie S. Heitmiller, Paul N. Ness, and Karen E. King

Transfusion 2010 Sep; 50(9):1926-33 



Dr. med.

Peter Lodemann


Association between red blood cell transfusions and development of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a meta-analysis of observational studies

Jorge J. Castillo, Samir Dalia, and Sheila K. Pascual

Blood, 21 October 2010, Vol. 116, No 16 



pract. med.

Charlotte Engström


How I treat autoimmune hemolytic anemias in adults

Klaus Lechner and Ulrich Jäger

Blood, 16 Sept 2010, Vol. 116, No 11 



pract. med.

Micha Keil


Selection Criteria to Protect the Blood Donor in North America and Europe: Past (Dogma), Present (Evidence), and Future (Hemovigilance)

Anne Eder al al.

Transfusion Medicine Reviews, Vol. 23, No 3 (July), 2009: pp 205-220 



Dr. sc. nat.

David Goslings


Cell viability during platelet storage in correlation to cellular metabolism after different pathogen reduction technologies

Susanne M. Picker et al.

Transfusion, Vol. 49, November 2009, 2311-2318 



Dr. med.

Susanna Möhn


Clinical stem cell therapies for severe autoimmune diseases

J.A. Snowden et al.

Transfusion Medicine, 2009, 19, 223-234 



pract. med.

Michael Zürcher


TRALI is due to pulmonary venule damage from leucocytes with cholesterol crystal formation

H.M. Jensen

Vox Sanguinis (2010) 98, 130-137 



Dr. med.

Peter Lodemann


Dose of Prophylactic Platelet Transfusions and Prevention of Hemorrhage

Sherrill J. Slichter et al.

The New England Journal of Medicine, 362;7, February 18, 2010



Dr. med. vet.

Jochen Gottschalk


Detection of herpes simplex virus DNA in plasma of patients with primary but not with recurrent infection: implications for transfusion medicine?

D. Juhl et al.

Transfusion Medicine, 2010, 20, 38-47



Dr. pharm.

Andreas Glauser


Skin disinfection methods: prospective evaluation and postimplementation results

Sandra Ramirez-Arcos and Mindy Goldman

Transfusion, Volume 50, January 2010


A novel rapid and effective donor arm disinfection method

Carl McDonald et al.

Transfusion, Volume 50, January 2010



pract. med.

Georg Schorer


Iron treatment normalizes cognitive functioning in young women

Laura E Murray-Kolb and John L. Beard

Am J Clin Nutr 2007;85:778-87



Dr. med.

Peter Lodemann


Intravenous Hemostat: Nanotechnology to Halt Bleeding

James P. Bertram et al.

Sci Transl Med 1, 11ra22 (2009)



Dr. med.

Anelia Siderow


Restoration of NET formation by gene therapy in CGD controls aspergillosis

Matteo Bianchi et al.

Blood, Volume 114, Nr. 13, 24 September 2009



Dr. med. vet

Jochen Gottschalk


High prevalence of cytomegalovirus DNA in plasma samples of blood donors in connection with seroconversion

Malte Ziemann et al.

Transfusion Vol. 47, November 2007



Dr. med.

Judith Ries


Forging a field: the golden age of iron biology

Nancy C. Andrews

Blood 2008, 112:219-230



Dr. med.

Susanna Möhn


Severe events in donors after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell donation

Joerg Halter et al.

Haematologica, 2009, 94-101



pract. med.

Charlotte Engström


Transfusion of platelet components prepared  with photochemical pathogen inactivation treatment during a Chikungunya virus epidemic in Ile de La Réunion

Patrice Rasonglès et al.

Transfusion Vol. 49; 1083-1091, June 2009



pract. med.

Antje Enekwe


Blood donors with positive direct antiglobulin tests are at increased risk for cancer

Yakir Rottenberg et al.

Transfusion Vol. 49; 838-842, May 2009



Dr. sc. nat.

David Goslings


CNTO 530 functions as a potent EPO mimetic via unique substained effects on bone marrow proerythroblast pools

Pradeep Sathyanarayana et al.

Blood, 14 May 2009, Volume 113, Number 20



Dr. med.

Beat M. Frey


An introduction to chemokines and their roles in transfusion medicine

R.D. Davenport

Vox Sanguinis (2009) 96, 183-198


The many roles of chemokines and chemokines receptors in inflammation

Israel R. Charo et al.

N Engl J Med 2006; 354:610.21



Dr. pharm.

Andreas Glauser


Four parameter NAT screening by TaqScreen MPX with cobas S201 in Switzerland: validation, implementation and first experiences
A. Glauser, K. Hardegger, J. Gottschalk and B.M. Frey
ISBT, XIXth Regional Congress, Eastern Mediterranean & Europe, Cairo, Egypt, March 21-25, 2009



pract. med.
Georg Schorer


Effect of ascorbic acid intake on nonheme-iron absorption from a complete diet
James D. Cook and Manju B. Reddy
Am J Clin Nutr 2001; 73:93-8



Dr. med. vet.
Jochen Gottschalk


Babesiosis and blood transfusion: flying under the radar
D. A. Leiby
Vox Sanguinis (2006) 90, 157-165



pract. med.
Antje Enekwe


Evidence for the Use of Recombinant Factor VIIa in the Prevention and Treatment of Bleeding in Patients without Hemophilia
Janet Birchall et al.
Transfusion Medicine Reviews, Vol 22, No 3 (July), 2008



Dr. med.
Judith Ries


Recombinant human immunoglobulin (Ig)A1 and IgA2 anti-D used for detection of IgA deficiency and anti-IgA
Leif K. Nielsen and Morten H. Dziegiel
TRANSFUSION, Volume 48, September 2008



pract. med.
Charlotte Engström


Prospective evaluation of a transfusion policy of D+ red blood cells into D- patients.
Jose R. Gonzalez-Porras
TRANSFUSION, Volume 48, July 2008



Dr. med.
Beat M. Frey


Cell-Free Hemoglobin-Based Blood Substitutes and Risk of Myocardial Infarction and Death
C. Natanson, et al.
JAMA, May 21, 2008, Vol. 299, No. 19



Dr. med.
A. Böhlen-Bodmer


Duration of Red-Cell Storage and Complications after Cardiac Surgery
Colleen Gorman Koch et al.
The New England Journal of Medicine, 358, 12, March 20, 2008



Dr. med.
Sven Peine


Hepatitis B virus infection and transfusion medicine: science and the occult
F. Blaine Hollinger
Transfusion, Vol. 48, May 2008



Dr. med.
Susanna Möhn


Consensus Conference on Platelet Transfusion, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 27-28 November 1997
D.R. Norfolk et al.
British Journal of Haematology 1998, VOLUME 101, 609-617



pract. med.
Georg Schorer


Malaria and blood transfusion
A. D. Kitchen et al.
Vox Sanguinis (2006), 90, 77–84



Dr. med.
Anelia Siderow


Predictive factors of response and survival in myelodysplastic syndrome treated with erythropoietin and G-CSF: the GFM experience
Sophie Park et al.
BLOOD, Vol. 111, Number 2, 15 January 2008: 574-582



Dr. med.
Beat M. Frey


Mutations of von Hippel-Lindau Tumor-Suppressor Gene and Congenital Polycythemia
Yves Pastore et al.
Am. J. Hum. Genet. 73:412–419, 2003

Congenital disorder of oxygen sensing: association of the homozygous Chuvash polycythemia VHL mutation with thrombosis and vascular abnormalities but not tumors
Victor R. Gordeuk et al.
BLOOD Volume 103, Number10,  3924-3932



pract. med.
G. Schorer


Current Risks of Transfusion-Transmitted Agents
Susan L. Stramer, PhD
Arch. Pathol. Lab Med. Volume 131, May 2007 (A Review)



pract. med.
Tanja Schneider


Eine kritische Begutachtung des «chronischen Lyme Disease» (chronischen Lyme Erkrankung)
A Critical Appraisal of “Chronic Lyme Disease”

Henry M. Feder, Jr. et al.
N Engl J Med 2007;357:1422-30



Dr. med

A. Siderow


Die Wertigkeit von DNA Analysen für die Antigene des Kell und Kx-Blutsystems
The value of DNA analysis for antigens of the Kell and Kx blood group systems

Soohee Lee
TRANSFUSION, VOLUME 47, July 2007 Supplement: 32S-39S



Dr. med.

O. Ochmann


Thema: «Ist G-CSF Leukämogen?»

Myelodysplasia syndrome and acute myeloid leukemia in patients with congenital neutropenia receiving G-CSF therapy
Melvin H. Freedman et al.
BLOOD, VOLUME 96, NUMBER 2, 15 JULY 2000: 429 - 436

Aberrant subcellular targeting of the G185R neutrophil elastase mutant associated with severe congential neutropenia induces premature apoptosis of differentiating promyelocytes
Pam Massullo et al.
BLOOD, VOLUME 105, NUMBER 9, 1 MAY 2005: 3397 - 3404 BLOOD, VOLUME 96, NUMBER 2, 15 JULY 2000: 429 - 436



pract. med.

G. Schorer

Treatment of chronic granulomatous disease with myeloablative conditioning and an unmodified hemopoietic allograft: a survey of the European experience, 1985-2000
Reinhard A. Seger, et al. BLOOD, VOLUME 100, NUMBER 13, 15 DECEMBER 2002: 4343-4350



pract. med.

T. Schneider


Anemia, transfusion, and phlebotomy practices in critically ill patients with prolonged ICU length of stay: a cohort study
Clarence Chant, Gail Wilson and Jan O Friedrich Crit Care Med 2006, Vol. 10, 5: R140



Dr. med.

A. Böhlen-Bodmer


The new Generation of Platelet Additive Solution for Storage at 22°C: Development an Current Experience
Jürgen Ringwald, Robert Zimmermann and Reinhold Eckstein Transfusion Medicine Reviews, Vol. 20, No 2 (April), 2006: pp 158-164



Dr. med

A. Siderow


Results of a HOVON/SAKK donor versus no-donor analysis of myeloablative HLA-identical sibling stem cell transplantation in first remission acute myeloid leukaemia in young and middle-aged adults: benefits for whom?
Jan J. Cornelissen et al, BLOOD, 2007: 109 (9): 3658 - 3666



pract. med.

G. Schorer


Iron Depletion by Phlebotomy Improves Insulin Resistance in Patients With Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Hyperferritinemia: Evidence from a Case-Control Study
Luca Valenti, M.D., et al., Am J Gastroenterol 2007;102:1–8
Department of Internal Medicine, Universita’ di Milano, Ospedale Policlinico Mangiagalli Regina Elena IRCCS, Milano, Italy



Dr. sc. nat.

C. Ottiger


EPO in cancer anemia: Benefits and potential risks
Morgan Milanoa, Maurice Schneiderb, Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology, ONCH-1050; 1-7pages



Dr. med.

O. Ochmann


Transfusionsmedizinische Ansätze in der Behandlung von Sichelzellerkrankung und Thallasämie – classical approaches

New Approaches to the Transfusion Management of Thalassemia

Richard D. Propper et al. Blood 55: 55-60, 1980

Erythrocytapheresis Therapy to Reduce Iron Overlaod in Chronically Transfused Patient With Sickle Cell Disease

Haewon C. Kim et al. Blood 83: 1136-1142, 1994

Selective Isolation of Young Erythrocytes for Transfusion Support of Thalassemia Major Patients

Laurence Corash et al. Blood 57: 599-606, 1981



Dr. med.

O. Ochmann


ACE-Hemmer und Apherese. Bedeutung von ACE-Inhibitoren in der Pathogenese einer primär hypotensiven Transfusionsreaktion.

Hypotensive reactions associated with plateled transfusions and angiotensinconverting enzyme inhibitors

Mair B., Leparc G.F., Vox Sang 1998;74:27-30

Bradykinin production during donor plasmapheresis procedures

Perseghin P., Capra M., Baldini V., Sciorelli G., Vox Sang 2001;81:24-28



Dr. med.

Beat M. Frey


Lessons from the Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome
Jeniffer M. Puck at al., NEJM 2006;355;17:1759-1761 space
The Genotype of the Original Wiskott Phenotype
Vera Binder at al., n NEJM 2006;355;17:1790-1793
Two novel activating mutations in the Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome protein result in congenital neutropenia
Phil J. Ancliff et al., BLOOD. 2006;108;7:2182-2189




Dr. S. Khoschnewis

Iron-Deficiency Anemia: Rexamining the Nature and Magnitude of the Public Health Problem

Iron and Its Relation to Immunity and Infectious Disease

Stephen J. Oppenheimer, Green College, Oxford, UK




Dr. O. Ochmann

Hypercholesterinämie als kardiovaskulärer Risiskofaktor. Aktuelles follow-up der Procpective Cardiovasular Münster (PROCAM) Studie.




Dr. Aynur Tekin

Use of blood therapeutically drawn from hemochromatosis patients




Dr. E. Matheis

Rituximab for the treatment of refractory autoimmune haemolytic anemia in children

Blood, 15. May 2003, Volume 101, Number 10




Dr. K. Bracher

Public-Access Defibrillation and Survival after Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

New England Journal of Medicine, 2004, 351;7: 637 - 646