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Fig. 5 | BMC Geriatrics

Fig. 5

From: The impact of intravenous iron supplementation in elderly patients undergoing major surgery

Fig. 5

Perioperative utilization of red blood cell (RBC) units. A (no anaemia); A,ID+,T+ (no anaemia, iron-deficient, iron supplementation); A+ (anaemia); and A+,ID+,T+ (anaemia, iron-deficient, iron supplementation). RBC utilization intraoperative A versus A+ and A versus A+,ID+,T+ (*p < 0.001); RBC utilization postoperative A versus A+, A versus A+,ID+,T+, and A+,ID+,T versus A+,ID+,T+, (*p < 0.001); total RBC utilization A versus A+, A versus A+,ID+,T+, and A+,ID+,T versus A+,ID+,T+, (*p < 0.001)

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