Universal leukocyte reduction
will benefit those patients universally recognized as needing LR products by avoiding potential errors of release of non-LR products.
Studies also have shown that leukocyte reduction
decreases transfusion-associated immune suppression, thereby reducing postoperative morbidity and mortality.
This is a strong vote for enhanced blood safety in Japan," said Eric Krasnoff, chairman and CEO of Pall Corporation (NYSE: PLL), the leading provider of filters for leukocyte reduction
of platelets and red blood cells worldwide.
Pall blood filters are used in all ten countries that have mandated universal leukocyte reduction
and in the 13 countries, including the US, that are moving toward routine blood filtration.
As a step toward protecting the safety of the nation's blood supply, we are pleased to work with HemaSure as we strive to achieve 100 percent leukocyte reduction
Pall Corporation (NYSE: PLL), a global leader in filtration, separation and purification, today announced the launch of the Leukotrap[R] Affinity Plus Prion and Leukocyte Reduction
Annals of Thoracic Surgery Study Shows Leukocyte Reduction
The study recommends routine use of filtration for leukocyte reduction
of blood for all colorectal surgical patients.
HemaSure is applying the technology covered by this patent in the LeukoNet Filter, to provide a high-performance and cost-effective way for blood centers to consistently achieve leukocyte reduction
of their transfusion blood," said Eugene J.