Infection or suspected infection after hip replacement surgery with autologous or homologous blood transfusions.

@article{Murphy1991InfectionOS,
  title={Infection or suspected infection after hip replacement surgery with autologous or homologous blood transfusions.},
  author={Peter J S Murphy and Joanna Mary Heal and Neil Blumberg},
  journal={Transfusion},
  year={1991},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={212-7}
}
Homologous blood transfusions have been associated in both animals and humans with an increased risk of acute postoperative infectious complications. Eighty-four patients who underwent hip replacement surgery and were transfused with 2 or 3 units of blood were analyzed to determine whether those receiving homologous transfusions had different outcomes than those receiving autologous blood only. Only patients free of other risks for postoperative infection were studied. Those receiving… CONTINUE READING

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