Fundamental physiological processes relevant to all types of anemia—the compensatory mechanisms that are triggered in the anemic patient.Stephen Selinger, MD
To avoid blood loss, meticulous and precise surgical technique remains the most important. By carefully following this total management approach and carefully adhering to sound surgical principles and techniques as suggested here, redo-cardiac surgery can be performed safely and successfully without blood transfusion.Manuel Estioko, MD
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO) is a medical treatment in which patients inhale 100% oxygen in a total body chamber, under increased but controlled pressures. It is used for a wide variety of treatments, usually as a part of an overall medical care plan.Kelly Johnson-Arbor, MD
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