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The Technical and Physiological Aspects of Surgery and Anaesthesia Without Homologous Blood

  • R. Lapin
  • W. Erdmann
  • N. S. Faithfull

Abstract

Performing major surgical procedures without the use of homologous blood transfusions is an idea whose time has come, especially with blood supplies becoming more limited due to the reluctance of donors who are, in general, frightened of the AIDS epidemic.

Keywords

Hydroxyethyl Starch Minute Volume Blood Substitute Homologous Blood Transfusion Intravascular Fluid 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Lapin
  • W. Erdmann
  • N. S. Faithfull

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