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Nomogram of Frankel et al for Predicting Blood Transfusion in a Patient Undergoing a Hepatic Resection

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Frankel et al developed a nomogram that can help to identify how likely a patient undergoing a hepatic resection will require blood transfusion. A patient who is more likely to require blood transfusion may benefit from normovolemic hemodilution. The authors are from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.

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