Blood conservation in pediatric anesthesia.


Journal Article (Review)

This review focuses on perioperative blood conservation techniques and the role of transfusion triggers and algorithms, preoperative autologous donation, acute normovolemic hemodilution, intraoperative blood salvage, deliberate hypotension, and preoperative recombinant human erythropoietin in avoiding allogeneic blood transfusion in pediatric patients.

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Cited Authors

  • Weldon, BC

Published Date

  • June 2005

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 23 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 347 - vii

PubMed ID

  • 15922905

Pubmed Central ID

  • 15922905

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1558-4259

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0889-8537

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.atc.2005.03.001


  • eng