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Sobhani Eraghi A, Motalebi M, Sarreshtehdari S. Determination of the Average Blood Units Reserved and Consumed in Elective Shoulder Surgeries: A Single Center Study in Tehran. J. Res. Orthop. Sci.. 2018; 5 (4)
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1- Department of Orthopaedics Surgery, Hazrat-e-Rasool General Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2- Bone and Joint Reconstruction Research Center, Shafa Orthopedic Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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Background: Orthopedic procedures on areas of the body where tourniquet application is not possible, such as the shoulder, is usually accompanied by significant bleeding in addition to a higher need for blood transfusion. Therefore, packed cell units are generally reserved prior to these kinds of procedures, however, not all of those are transfused during surgery. The waste of unused blood units takes a lot of money, time, and energy of the blood bank staff. In this study, we evaluated the average blood units reserved and consumed for elective shoulder surgeries to determine the C/T ratio (crossmatch/transfusion).
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Subject: Knee surgery
Received: 2019/09/9 | Accepted: 2018/11/15 | Published: 2018/11/15

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