bloodless surgery center

bloodless surgery center

Bloodless medical and surgical center Hospital practice A free-standing affiliate of a hospital, which offers a range of medical and surgical procedures that eliminate or markedly ↓ blood use. See Transfusion medicine. Cf Autologous transfusion.
References in periodicals archive ?
Knowing these risks, it is somewhat surprising that PB did not choose a "bloodless surgery center" for his operation; however, he may have intentionally deceived the surgeon in order to be sure the surgeon would not decline to operate.
The preoperative consultations between PB and his surgeon could also have presented an opportunity to discuss "bloodless surgery centers," and for the surgeon to possibly provide referrals.
The vast benefits and advancing technology behind bloodless procedures, however, have prompted a substantial growth in bloodless surgery centers and programs, to the point where nearly 150 hospitals nationwide currently offer the option to their patients.