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Blood loss in adult spinal surgery

  • Serena S. Hu

Abstract

Spinal surgery in adults can vary from simple to complex and can also have variable anticipated surgical blood loss. There are several factors that can put patients at increased risk for greater intraoperative blood loss. These factors, including a review of the literature, will be discussed.

Keywords

Adult Blood loss 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Serena S. Hu
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Orthopedic SurgeryUniversity of California San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA

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