Intraoperative use of cell saver on patients undergoing open abdominal aortic aneurysm surgical repair: a Greek hospital experience.

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Perioperative use of a cell saver device can serve as a cost-beneficial alternative to the transfusion method, especially in countries where the cost of a single unit of blood is high. The purpose of this study, conducted in a Greek hospital, was to calculate the cost benefit of using a cell saver device to salvage intraoperative blood during open surgical… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jopan.2011.04.065

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@article{Konstantinou2011IntraoperativeUO, title={Intraoperative use of cell saver on patients undergoing open abdominal aortic aneurysm surgical repair: a Greek hospital experience.}, author={E. Konstantinou and J. Michael Brady and Aspasia S Soultati and Aristotelis P. Mitsos and Konstantinia Mamoura and Theodoros Sapsakos Mariolis and Delimiti D Christina and Theofanis G Fotis}, journal={Journal of perianesthesia nursing : official journal of the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses}, year={2011}, volume={26 4}, pages={225-30} }