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Model of Lappas et al for Estimating Blood Use During Cardiac Bypass Surgery

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Clinical Laboratory
General Surgery
Anesthesiology
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care

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Lappas et al developed a model for predicting blood transfusion requirements during cardiac bypass surgery. This can help determine the number of units that should be crossmatched prior to the surgery. The authors are from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.

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