Are leukocytes in salvaged washed autologous blood harmful for the recipient? The results of a pilot study.

Innerhofer P, Wiedermann FJ, Tiefenthaler W, et al.
Anesth Analg 2001;93(3):566-572.
Review by : E. Hansen
NATA Review
A well-conducted study on the quality of salvaged autologous blood. It shows that no leukocyte depletion is necessary for that blood.

– E. Hansen.

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