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Table 7 Cross-tabulation of transfused PRC units per patient (combined OR and ICU data) by group.

From: Intra-operative intravenous fluid restriction reduces perioperative red blood cell transfusion in elective cardiac surgery, especially in transfusion-prone patients: a prospective, randomized controlled trial

PRC units per patient GROUP A GROUP B TOTAL
0 38 17 55
1 26 17 43
2 25 31 56
3 9 14 23
≥4 2 13 15
TOTAL 100 92 192
  1. Significantly more Group A patients received 0 or 1 units, whereas more Group B patients received 3, 4, or more units (p < 0.0007).