How is blood loss managed in the surgical treatment of idiopathic scoliosis?

Updated: Dec 02, 2020
  • Author: Charles T Mehlman, DO, MPH; Chief Editor: Jeffrey A Goldstein, MD  more...
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Predonation of several units of donor-directed blood is considered standard for most patients. Certain commercially available intraoperative blood recovery devices may also be used at times.


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