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Identification of Total Joint Arthroplasties with Very Low Need for Perioperative Blood Transfusion and for Autologous Blood Collection

Purpose:

To identify patients undergoing total joint arthroplasty with a very low risk of needing a perioperative blood transfusion.

Specialty:

Pediatric Orthopedics, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma Surgery

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage, complications, selection

ICD-10:

M15-M19, Z51.3

Description:

Certain patients undergoing total joint arthroplasty procedures have a very low chance of receiving a blood transfusion in the perioperative period. These patients may not need to donate autologous blood. 

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