Selecting patients for acute normovolemic hemodilution during hepatic resection: a prospective evaluation of nomogram-based allocation. J Am Coll Surg 2013; 217: 210–220.

Published: 30th January 2014

Authors: Frankel TL, Fischer M, Grant F, Krone J, D’Angelica MI, DeMatteo RP et al. et al.

Conclusion

Some 114 patients were randomized to haemodilution based on the extent of the liver resection (three or more segments) or based on predicted transfusion requirement. Use of haemodilution was similar in both groups, as were clinical outcomes.

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