Autologous blood transfusion in trauma: a literature review

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Background Autologous blood transfusion encompasses a variety of techniques used to recycle and reinfuse shed blood, typically lost during elective surgery. Trauma patients often experience large volume blood loss and have high requirements for allogeneic blood; autologous blood could satisfy these requirements. Despite the theoretical advantages, the… (More)

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@inproceedings{McKenna2015AutologousBT, title={Autologous blood transfusion in trauma: a literature review}, author={John E McKenna}, year={2015} }