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Table 2 Diagnosis-related need of RBCs and blood plasma

From: Management and prevention of acute bleedings in the head and neck area with interventional radiology

  Total number of patients [n] = 52 Number of patients with transfusions [n] = 21 Amount of RCC’s [n] = 120 Amount of fresh frozen plasma [n] = 32
Epistaxis 9 3 8 2
Haemorrhage after tonsillectomy 3 2 3 0
Benign tumors 11 2 3 0
Malign tumors 27 14 86 16
Haemorrhage attributable to inflammation 2 1 20 14