Unwashed filtered shed blood collected after knee and hip arthroplasties. A source of autologous red blood cells.

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We evaluated the results of twelve hematological and plasma protein determinations in 450 to 500-milliliter volumes of shed blood that had been collected with or without acid-citrate-dextrose anticoagulant (National Institutes of Health Formula A) from knees and hips during the first twelve hours after arthroplasty. We also evaluated the effects on the… (More)

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@article{Faris1991UnwashedFS, title={Unwashed filtered shed blood collected after knee and hip arthroplasties. A source of autologous red blood cells.}, author={Philip M. Faris and Merrill A. Ritter and Elizabeth Keating and C. R. Valeri}, journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume}, year={1991}, volume={73 8}, pages={1169-78} }