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Transfusion Planning Algorithm of Weber in Surgical Patients with Cancer of the Head and Neck (TPRA Model)

Purpose:

To predict the need for transfusion in patients having surgery for cancer of the head and neck based on preoperative findings.

Specialty:

Hematology, Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology, Medical Oncology, Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine, Hematology, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, complications, options, selection

ICD-10:

C00-C14, C47.0, C49.0, C76.0, C77.0, C79.3, C80

Description:

Weber developed a model for predicting if a patient undergoing surgery for a head and neck cancer will require transfusion. The author is from the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.

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