Very good overview of the current situation. – V. Kretschmer
A very thorough overview of all aspects of blood-sparing methods. – V. Kretschmer
Effectiveness of acute normovolemic hemodilution to minimize allogeneic blood transfusion in major liver resections.
In this randomized controlled trial, acute normovolemic hemodilution (ANH) resulted in a decrease of allogeneic blood exposure in ASA I-II patients undergoing major liver resection. As emphasized by Dr. Weiskopf in the accompanying editorial, this study was designed to meet the different criteria required to adequately assess the efficacy of ANH. In addition, the results […]