Red cell transfusion in Acute Myeloid Leukaemia

Chief investigator: Dr Simon Stanworth
Primary sponsor: NHSBT
Funder: NHSBT Trust Fund Grant


A feasibility trial comparing restrictive versus liberal red cell transfusion strategies in adult patients with acute myeloid leukaemia receiving intensive chemotherapy.

Study hypothesis

It is feasible to achieve adherence when randomising patients to one of two haemoglobin thresholds and maintaining haemoglobin concentrations between either 71-80 g/L or 91-100 g/L.

Study design

A cross-over randomised controlled feasibility trial.

Study contact

Heather Smethurst
Tel: 07471 147896