Published in Blood Weekly, November 27th, 2003
Scientists in the United States conducted a study "to determine the benefits and disadvantages of transfusing autologous blood during abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) surgery at a district general hospital with an intraoperative autologous transfusion device (Haemoccel ABT 350)."
"In this retrospective study, 128 patients underwent abdominal aortic aneurysm repair between 1992 and 1999 by a single vascular surgeon," explained J.H. Shuhaiber and coauthors at the University of Illinois. Ninety...
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