Prospective randomized evaluation of blood salvage techniques for primary total hip arthroplasty.

@article{Rollo1995ProspectiveRE,
  title={Prospective randomized evaluation of blood salvage techniques for primary total hip arthroplasty.},
  author={V J Rollo and William James Hozack and Richard H. Rothman and Wen Chao and K O Eng},
  journal={The Journal of arthroplasty},
  year={1995},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={532-9}
}
A controlled, randomized, prospective study was performed evaluating the need for perioperative blood salvage for primary total hip arthroplasty patients who had donated autologous blood before surgery. One hundred fifty-three patients able to donate at least 2 units of autologous blood were divided into four groups. In group 1 (35 patients), intraoperative and postoperative Cell-Saver (Haemonetics, Braintree, MA) was employed. In group 2 (40 patients), a postoperative Solcotrans (Smith… CONTINUE READING