Intraoperative Recovery Washing of Autologous Transfusion
. A Beijing Jingjing autologous-P3000 blood recovery instrument (China) was used.
In preoperative autologous transfusion
, this technique can be used to collect red cell and platelet concentrate, and plasma, according to the patient's requirements.
* Collection and storage of blood for autologous transfusion
will only be initiated upon the written authority of the clinician/surgeon requesting the units.
Patients who donate blood for autologous transfusion
may have a lower preoperative hemoglobin concentration and are more likely to receive a red cell transfusion in the event of operative blood loss.
In addition, autologous transfusion
is safer than allogeneic transfusion, in terms of immunohematology and infection risk.
The autologous transfusion
process firstly involves the removal of a large volume of blood inducing an increase of effective erythropoiesis and an elevated reticulocyte count (2).
Coverage includes national guidelines for clinical transfusion procedures; blood components and uses; apheresis; transfusion practices in clinical medicine, obstetrics, neonatal and pediatric care, surgery and hemorrhage, trauma and burn care, cardio-pulmonary bypass surgery, and bone marrow and solid organ transplantation; transfusion transmitted infections; protocol for transfusion reactions; autologous transfusion
; fresh blood; blood group choice; umbilical cord blood; hospital transfusion committees; alternatives to transfusion; recent advances; and frequently asked questions.
Ferrari in 1987  as an autologous transfusion
component after an open heart operation to avoid homologous blood product transfusion.
THR patient and US$1352 per TKR patient) compared with either the use of autologous transfusion
or preoperative erythropoietin (8).
Whole blood transfusions are rare in modern medicine - the main use is with autologous transfusion
(when a patient has "pre-banked" blood for their own use).