Ralph Vassallo

Summary

Affiliation: American Red Cross
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Improving technology for collecting platelets by apheresis: five-year experience in one blood center
    Ralph R Vassallo
    American Red Cross Blood Services, Penn Jersey Region, Philadelphia, PA 19123, USA
    Transfus Med Rev 18:257-66. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint A critical comparison of platelet preparation methods
    Ralph R Vassallo
    American Red Cross Blood Services Penn Jersey Region, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19123, USA
    Curr Opin Hematol 13:323-30. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint New paradigms in the management of alloimmune refractoriness to platelet transfusions
    Ralph R Vassallo
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and American Red Cross Blood Services Heritage Division, Penn Jersey Region, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19123, USA
    Curr Opin Hematol 14:655-63. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Maintenance of in vitro properties of leukoreduced whole blood-derived pooled platelets after a 24-hour interruption of agitation
    Ralph R Vassallo
    American Red Cross Blood Services, Penn Jersey Region, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19123, USA
    Transfusion 49:2131-5. 2009
  5. doi request reprint A comparison of two robotic platforms to screen plateletpheresis donors for HLA antibodies as part of a transfusion-related acute lung injury mitigation strategy
    Ralph R Vassallo
    American Red Cross, Penn Jersey Region, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19123, USA
    Transfusion 50:1766-77. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Scott Murphy, MD: platelet storage pioneer
    Ralph Vassallo
    American Red Cross Penn Jersey Region, 700 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, PA 19123, USA
    Transfus Med Rev 25:156-61. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the in vitro properties of apheresis platelets during 7-day storage after interrupting agitation for one or three periods
    Stephen J Wagner
    Blood Components Department, American Red Cross, Holland Laboratory, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Transfusion 48:2492-500. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint The influence of simulated shipping conditions (24- or 30-hr interruption of agitation) on the in vitro properties of apheresis platelets during 7-day storage
    Stephen J Wagner
    Blood Components Department, American Red Cross, Holland Laboratory, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    Transfusion 48:1072-80. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Changing paradigms in matched platelet support
    Ralph R Vassallo
    Transfusion 48:204-6. 2008

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Improving technology for collecting platelets by apheresis: five-year experience in one blood center
    Ralph R Vassallo
    American Red Cross Blood Services, Penn Jersey Region, Philadelphia, PA 19123, USA
    Transfus Med Rev 18:257-66. 2004
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  2. ncbi request reprint A critical comparison of platelet preparation methods
    Ralph R Vassallo
    American Red Cross Blood Services Penn Jersey Region, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19123, USA
    Curr Opin Hematol 13:323-30. 2006
    ..Post-storage pooled, whole-blood-derived platelets, on the other hand, do not provide the convenience of or an equivalent level of safety as apheresis platelets...
  3. ncbi request reprint New paradigms in the management of alloimmune refractoriness to platelet transfusions
    Ralph R Vassallo
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and American Red Cross Blood Services Heritage Division, Penn Jersey Region, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19123, USA
    Curr Opin Hematol 14:655-63. 2007
    ..Among those diagnosed with immune refractoriness, there is no standard method for identifying platelet products likely to be effective...
  4. doi request reprint Maintenance of in vitro properties of leukoreduced whole blood-derived pooled platelets after a 24-hour interruption of agitation
    Ralph R Vassallo
    American Red Cross Blood Services, Penn Jersey Region, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19123, USA
    Transfusion 49:2131-5. 2009
    ..This study evaluated in vitro properties of pooled whole blood-derived platelets (PLTs) after a 24-hour interruption of agitation...
  5. doi request reprint A comparison of two robotic platforms to screen plateletpheresis donors for HLA antibodies as part of a transfusion-related acute lung injury mitigation strategy
    Ralph R Vassallo
    American Red Cross, Penn Jersey Region, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19123, USA
    Transfusion 50:1766-77. 2010
    ..Which platform to use, donor subgroups to screen, characteristics of detected antibodies, and operational impact of deferring reactive donors are important questions...
  6. doi request reprint Scott Murphy, MD: platelet storage pioneer
    Ralph Vassallo
    American Red Cross Penn Jersey Region, 700 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, PA 19123, USA
    Transfus Med Rev 25:156-61. 2011
    ..Dr Murphy was one of those rare, great, humble men who inspire and enrich everyone around him. Truly one of transfusion medicine's leaders, Scott is remembered by those whose lives he touched for his warmth, wit, and wisdom...
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the in vitro properties of apheresis platelets during 7-day storage after interrupting agitation for one or three periods
    Stephen J Wagner
    Blood Components Department, American Red Cross, Holland Laboratory, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Transfusion 48:2492-500. 2008
    ..We have previously conducted studies investigating maintenance of apheresis PLT in vitro quality measures during a single 24- or 30-hour interruption of agitation, but data are not available for multiple periods without agitation...
  8. ncbi request reprint The influence of simulated shipping conditions (24- or 30-hr interruption of agitation) on the in vitro properties of apheresis platelets during 7-day storage
    Stephen J Wagner
    Blood Components Department, American Red Cross, Holland Laboratory, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    Transfusion 48:1072-80. 2008
    ..Studies have demonstrated maintenance of PLT quality of whole blood-derived PLT concentrates during a 24-hour interruption of agitation, but data are not available for apheresis PLTs in 100 percent plasma...
  9. doi request reprint Changing paradigms in matched platelet support
    Ralph R Vassallo
    Transfusion 48:204-6. 2008