pre-operative autologous donation
pre-operative autologous donationPrestorage Transfusion medicine The deposition by a Pt of his/her own blood in a hospital's blood bank before elective surgery in which blood transfusion may be required Indications PAD is appropriate for procedures in which significant blood loss is typical–eg, total hip replacement. See Autologous blood, Surgical blood management.
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