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Volume:3 Issue:9 Number:24 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #5160
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

No benefits of preoperative autologous donation for hip replacement

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OrthoEvidence. No benefits of preoperative autologous donation for hip replacement. ACE Report. 2014;3(9):24. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/5160

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

A prospective, randomized study of preoperative autologous donation for hip replacement surgery

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2002 Aug;84-A(8):1299-304

Contributing Authors: DB Billote SN Glisson D Green RL Wixson

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96 patients undergoing primary total hip arthroplasty were randomized either to donate two units of blood (autologous donors) or to not donate any blood (nondonors). Patients were compared in terms of blood loss volumes, hemoglobin measurements, and transfusion rates over 6 weeks. No benefits were seen for autologous donation patients, and they were more likely to receive an autologous transfusion...

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