Clinical Benefits

Clinical Benefits

Blood conversion in medical and surgical care offers advantages including:

  • Lower risk of exposure to viruses such as hepatitis and HIV
  • Support for the natural immune system
  • Lower rates of infection

Other advantages from transfusion-free techniques used at the Hospital include:

  • Increased red blood cells resulting from bone marrow stimulations in advance of a procedure
  • Enhanced blood cell growth from using targeted medicine during cancer treatment
  • Recirculation of the patient’s own blood with a Cell Saver is used during surgery
  • Accelerated blood clotting during surgery when an argon beam coagulator is used
  • Enhanced circulation of the patient’s own blood during surgery with the use of volume expanders or intravenous fluids

For more information please contact our 24-hour hotline at (800) 977-7989.


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