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Cardio Pulmonary Surgery Transfusion Maximums

Number =

No. of crossmatched units. The patient must be informed of autologous, directed, and non-directed homologous blood (Paul Gann Blood Safety Act 1990) and informed consent for transfusion obtained whenever the expected number of blood units for elective surgery >0 and the patient has contraindications for autologous donation.

T&S =

Type and Antibody Screen

0 =

No specimen for Blood Bank


MAXIMUM AUTHORIZED UNITS OF BLOOD FOR ELECTIVE SURGERY

CARDIO PULMONARY SURGERY


Aneurysm, thoracic

6

Bronchopleural fistula

3

Embolectomy

2

Lobectomy

2

Lung biopsy (open)

T&S

Mediastinoscopy

T&S

Pacemaker implant, removal or battery change

0

Epicardial pacemaker

T&S

Pericardectomy

0

Pneumonectomy

2

Thoracotomy

0

Tracheal resection

4

Tracheostomy

0

Vascular tumors

4

Wedge resection

T&S



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