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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Postoperative blood salvage versus allogeneic blood transfusion in total knee and hip arthroplasty: A literature review.
Surgical factors include operative time, procedures performed, surgical approach, number of vertebrae fused, number of anchors placed, average mean arterial pressure (MAP) during surgery, blood salvage techniques, and the use of antifibrinolytic medications.
Consider blood salvage. For women with multiple or very large fibroids, consider using a salvage-type autologous blood transfusion device, which has been shown to reduce the need for heterologous blood transfusion.
Drouet, "Multicentre experience with a simple blood salvage technique in patients with ruptured ectopic pregnancy in sub-Sahelian West Africa," Vox Sanguinis, vol.
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.
Liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma - is there a risk of recurrence caused by intraoperative blood salvage autotransfusion?
Since this group of patients has a high risk of bleeding, we also recommend using blood salvage devices, such as the cell saver that might reduce transfusion requirements.
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.
Li et al., "The feasibility of karyocyte scavenger for intraoperative blood salvage during oncosurgery," Chinese Journal of Blood Transfusion, vol.