Targeted Preoperative Autologous Blood Donation in Total Knee Arthroplasty Reduces the Need for Postoperative Transfusion Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Hip Joint
  • Hip Prosthesis
  • Prosthesis Failure
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed

abstract

  • This investigation confirms that abandoning preoperative autologous blood donation for non-anemic patients does not increase allogeneic blood transfusion rates but significantly lowers overall transfusion rates.

publication date

  • October 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3772157

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s11420-013-9346-8

PubMed ID

  • 24039613

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 214

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 9

number

  • 3