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Preoperative Predictors of Lloyd et al for Estimated Blood Loss During a Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy

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General Surgery
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Lloyd et al identified factors prior to a radical retropubic prostatectomy that can identify a patient who may have greater blood loss from the surgery. Some patients have considerable bleeding and identifying them prior to surgery can allow for preparations in advance. The authors are from Duke University, University of California Los Angeles, Medical College of Georgia, Stanford University, University of Alabama, University of California San Diego and multiple Veterans Affairs Medical Centers.

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