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Gastrointestinal Surgery


Preoperative methods to improve erythropoiesis.

Bacuzzi A, Dionigi G, Piffaretti G, Tozzi M, Del Romano M, Guzzetti L, Paracchini F, Villa F, Cuffari S.

Source‎: Transplant Proc 2011;43(1):324-6.

Indexed‎: PubMed 21335214

DOI‎: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2010.09.097

Live donor liver transplantation without blood products: strategies developed for Jehovah's Witnesses offer broad application.

Jabbour N, Gagandeep S, Mateo R, Sher L, Strum E, Donovan J, Kahn J, Peyre CG, Henderson R, Fong TL, Selby R, Genyk Y.

Source‎: Ann Surg 2004;240(2):350-7.

Indexed‎: PubMed 15273561

Simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation in Jehovah's Witness patients.

Figueiro J, Vaidya A, Ciancio G, Olson L, Miller J, Burke GW.

Source‎: Clin Transplant 2003;17(2):140-3.

Indexed‎: PubMed 12709081

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