blood salvage

blood salvage

A collection of the siphoned blood that has escaped from the operative site of non-contaminated surgeries so that after appropriate filtration it may be returned to the patient.
See: autologous blood transfusion; cell saver
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Prior information notice without call for competition: Intraoperative Blood Salvage.
Intraoperative blood salvage in abdominal simple total hysterectomy for uterine myoma.
Surgical drains were connected to the autotransfusion Drentech Surgical blood salvage system (REDAX[R], Poggio Rusco, Italy), which was used during the first 6 hours postoperatively.
Different techniques of restricting blood transfusion are haemodilution, autologous blood transfusion and blood salvage.
Surgical blood salvage devices supplier Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE:HAE) reported on Saturday the launch of a supply agreement for certain whole blood collection components on an exclusive basis during calendar years 2014-2016.
While ClotGel is similar in appearance and efficacy to the leading hemostatic agent Floseal, it does not contain thrombin allowing for intraoperative blood salvage and minimal swelling.
Enter the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow and a pioneering surgical blood salvage technology that is likely to transform the way major surgery is carried out by reducing blood loss in patients.
The couplings are designed for a range of applications, including wound drainage, blood salvage, unique IV therapies and enteral feeding.
Jackson SH, Lonser RE 1993 Safety and effectiveness of intracaesarean blood salvage Transfusion 33 181
At the authors' institution, use of postoperative blood salvage and re-transfusion in patients undergoing TKA has been common practice.
A number of additional strategies, including acute normovolaemic haemodilution, intra-operative blood salvage and reinfusion, iron and folate supplementation are also utilized to avoid blood transfusion.