The Patient Who Is A Jehovah’s Witness

  • Jon D. Samuels


A 39-year-old Hispanic woman, a Jehovah’s Witness, was scheduled for a transplant nephrectomy and insertion of Hemo Cath®. Eleven days earlier she had received a left kidney transplant from a donor (her brother); acute rejection followed. Removal of the necrosed donor kidney and vascular access for hemodialysis were planned.


Hydroxyethyl Starch Placenta Accreta Cell Saver Abdominal Perineal Resection Preoperative Hemoglobin Level 
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