Method for Improved Intraoperative Blood Loss Estimates

Age Range:18 - Any
Start Date:July 2012

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The purpose of this study is to develop a mathematical algorithm which the investigators
plan to use to more accurately estimate intraoperative blood loss.

Inclusion Criteria:

All elective surgical patients

Exclusion Criteria:

1. Age < 18

2. Pregnant women

3. Prisoners

4. Lack of informed consent

5. Attending Physician feels enrollment could interfere with optimal patient care

6. Patients who did not have a preoperative hemoglobin measured as part of their
preoperative work-up

7. Patients whose preoperative hemoglobin fraction is abnormal.

8. Patients who will likely require an intraoperative blood transfusion.

9. Patients for whom the intraoperative use of the Cell Saver is anticipated.
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