Evaluation of using fresh frozen plasma for patients with cirrhosis at a tertiary healthcare center in Turkey: Strict transfusion policies are essential

Management of blood transfusions is a critical issue, especially in cirrhotic patients, because of the absence of national policies in many countries. Fresh frozen plasma (FFP) is a common blood component misused excessively in various clinical situations and cirrhosis patients without any scientific rationale. We evaluated the FFP transfusions in patients with cirrhosis at our tertiary care hospital.