Sep
2001

Autologous transfusion of shed mediastinal blood after coronary artery bypass grafting and bacterial contamination.

Andreasen AS, Schmidt H, Jarlov JO, Skov R
Ann Thorac Surg 2001;72(4):1327-1330.
NATA Rating :
Review by : Gombotz H.
NATA Review
A good article to read. Many physicians retransfuse unwashed blood, but most experts prefer washed blood in all cases.

– H. Gombotz.