Use of a K+-adsorption filter for the massive transfusion of irradiated red blood cells in a child

  • Masashi Nakagawa
  • Masuo Kubota
  • Izumi Endo
  • Soichiro Inoue
  • Norimasa Seo
Correspondence

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Masashi Nakagawa
    • 1
  • Masuo Kubota
    • 1
  • Izumi Endo
    • 1
  • Soichiro Inoue
    • 1
  • Norimasa Seo
    • 1
  1. 1.TochigiJapan

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