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Blood Transfusion in Cytoreductive Surgery: Better Not at All

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Correspondence to Eran Nizri MD, PhD.

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ASO Author Reflections offer a brief invited commentary on the article, Dose-Dependent Effect of Red Blood Cells Transfusion on Perioperative and Long-Term Outcomes in Peritoneal Surface Malignancies Treated With Cytoreduction and HIPEC. Ann Surg Oncol. 2018;25:3264–70.

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Nizri, E., Kusamura, S. & Deraco, M. Blood Transfusion in Cytoreductive Surgery: Better Not at All. Ann Surg Oncol 25, 711–712 (2018).

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  • Cytoreductive Surgery
  • Diffuse Malignant Peritoneal Mesothelioma (DMPM)
  • Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC)
  • HIPEC Patients
  • Peritoneal Carcinomatosis Index