Contraindications in Intraoperative Cell Salvage


Ms Nicole Sham

General Manager - Australian Blood Management


Mr Hayden Dando

Chief Perfusionist - Australian Blood Management


Dr Tracy Bakos

Clinical Director - Australian Blood Management


Contraindications in Intraoperative Cell Salvage

This podcast discusses what are the absolute contraindications in intraoperative cell salvage, with a particular focus on understanding the perceived risks with cell salvage in malignancy and obstetrics

Duration: 19:05


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