Autotransfusion

Autotransfusion is a process wherein a person receives their own blood for a transfusion, instead of banked allogenic (separate-donor) blood. There are two main kinds of autotransfusion: Blood can be autologously `pre-donated` (termed so despite `donation` not typically referring to giving to one`s self) before a surgery, or alternatively, it...
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autotransfusion

Withdrawal and reinjection/transfusion of the patient's own blood. ... Compare: autoinfusion. ... Synonym: autohemotransfusion. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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autotransfusion

(aw″to-trans-fu´zhәn) reinfusion of a patient's own blood; see autologous transfusion.
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autotransfusion

autotransfusion, autohemotransfusion, autoreinfusion 1. Withdrawal and re-injection/transfusion of the patient's own blood. 2. Infusion of a patient's own blood, either collected and returned to the body during surgery or transfused from a stored supply.
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autotransfusion

Type: Term Pronunciation: aw′tō-tranz-fyū′zhŭn Definitions: 1. Withdrawal and reinfusion or transfusion of the patient's own blood; commonly the patient's own blood is collected on several occasions over time to be reinfused during an operative procedure in which substantial blood loss is anticipated. 2. In the acute sett...
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