Purpose: To predict the need for transfusion in patients having surgery for cancer of the head and neck based on preoperative findings.
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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Specialty: Clinical Laboratory, General Surgery, Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care
Objective: severity, prognosis, stage, complications, options, selection
ICD-10: C00-C14, C47.0, C49.0, C76.0, C77.0, C79.3, C80,