Use of preoperative autologous blood donation in liver resections for colorectal metastases.

@article{Chan1998UseOP,
  title={Use of preoperative autologous blood donation in liver resections for colorectal metastases.},
  author={Ada Chan and Leslie Harold Blumgart and D L Wuest and J. Andre Melendez and Yuman Fong},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  year={1998},
  volume={175 6},
  pages={
          461-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND Transfusion of allogeneic blood is associated with risks of human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis transmission, transfusion reactions, and other potential immunologic and infectious complications. To determine if predonation of autologous blood impacts upon transfusion practice and clinical outcome following liver resection, clinical records of 379 consecutive patients undergoing hepatic resection for metastases of colorectal cancer were identified from the prospective… CONTINUE READING
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