Categories: Hematology/Oncology

What is pRBC, FFP and Cyro?

pRBC (Packed Red Blood Cells): Blood centrifuged to remove plasma. Will replace red blood cell to improve oxygenation and anemia

FFP (Fresh Frozen Plasma): Contains all clotting factors

Cryoprecipitate: Contains subset of factors (8, vWBF, Fibrinogen). Often referred to as the “glue”

REFERENCES

  1. Chapter 12. Hematopathology. Pathology: The Big Picture
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