Do We Still Need Preoperative Autologous Blood Donation? It Is High Time for a Reappraisal!

Abstract

Preoperative autologous blood donation (PABD) can be an adequate solution to a patient’s problem before nonurgent surgery if a high (>10%) probability of perioperative blood transfusion exists in this individual case and, at the same time, pre-existing alloimmunization or a different ethnic background make it difficult to supply this patient with compatible… (More)

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@inproceedings{Mller2006DoWS, title={Do We Still Need Preoperative Autologous Blood Donation? It Is High Time for a Reappraisal!}, author={Markus M{\"u}ller and Erhard Seifried}, year={2006} }