Effectiveness of autologous transfusion system in primary total hip and knee arthroplasty.
AuthorsSchneider, Marco M
Oloughlin, Padhraig F
AffiliationOrthopaedic Surgery, Helios ENDO-Klinik, Hamburg, Germany Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Traumatology and Sports Medicine, Cologne Merheim Medical Center, Witten/Herdecke University, Cologne, Germany.
Local subject classificationSURGERY, ORTHOPAEDIC
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CitationSchneider MM et al. Effectiveness of autologous transfusion system in primary total hip and knee arthroplasty. 2014, 22 (1):123-8 Technol Health Care
PublisherTechnology and health care : official journal of the European Society for Engineering and Medicine
JournalTechnology and health care : official journal of the European Society for Engineering and Medicine
AbstractAutologous transfusion has become a cost-efficient and useful option in the treatment of patients with high blood loss following major orthopaedic surgery. However, the effectiveness of autologous transfusion in total joint replacement remains controversial.