Reducing Perioperative Blood Loss and Allogeneic Blood Transfusion in Patients Undergoing Major Spine Surgery

Tse, Eva Y. W.; Cheung, Wai Y.; Ng, Kwok F. J.; Luk, Keith D. K.
July 2011
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;7/6/2011, Vol. 93-A Issue 13, p1268
Academic Journal
The article discusses the reduction of perioperative blood loss and allogeneic blood transfusion in patients undertaking maior spine surgery. It mentions the growing importance of minimizing blood loss during spine procedures given the increased awareness of the potential risks of blood transfusion. It examines the existing concepts and techniques to decrease the loss of blood during spine surgery.


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