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Urology 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

UROLOGY

Cystectomy

4

Epispadiax repair

T&S

Fulguration of bleeding bladder tumor

T&S

Nephrectomy

2

Prostatectomy:


Trans urethral (TURP)

T&S

Suprapubic

T&S

Perineal

T&S

Pyelolithotomy

T&S

Pyelotomy

T&S

Radical lymph node dissection

2

Radical penectomy

T&S

Radical prostatectomy

2

Retrograde pyelogram

0

Transurethral resection of bladder tumor

T&S

Trans urethral resection of prostate (TURP)

T&S

Transpubic urethroplasty

2

Urethroplasty

0

Urethral dilatation

0

Vasectomy

0

Vasovasostomy

0

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