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Acute Normovolemic Hemodilution (ANH)

Blood conservation strategies to minimize allogeneic blood use in urologic surgery.

Monk TG, Goodnough LT.

Source‎: Am J Surg 1995;170(6A Suppl):69S-73S.

Indexed‎: PubMed 8546252

Acute normovolemic hemodilution.

Monk TG.

Source‎: Anesthesiol Clin North America 2005;23(2):271-81.

Indexed‎: PubMed 15922899

Acute normovolemic hemodilution.

Shander A, Rijhwani TS.

Source‎: Transfusion 2004;44 Suppl 2:26S-34.

Indexed‎: PubMed 15585002

Acute normovolemic hemodilution for radical prostatectomy: can it replace preoperative autologous blood transfusion?

Terada N, Arai Y, Matsuta Y, Maekawa S, Okubo K, Ogura K, Matsuda N, Yonei A.

Source‎: Int J Urol 2001;8(4):149-52.

Indexed‎: PubMed 11260345

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