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Br J Anaesth. 1992 Mar;68(3):306-7.

Total hip replacement surgery without blood transfusion in Jehovah's Witnesses.

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Department of Anaesthetics, East Surrey Hospital, Surrey.

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Uncemented total hip replacement surgery without blood transfusion is described in 12 Jehovah's Witnesses and morbidity is compared with a group who each received 3 units of blood. There were no deaths and all the patients except two, one from each group, left hospital within 3 weeks.

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