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  1. Cell saver and radical retropubic prostatectomy : analysis of cost-effectiveness.

    Article, Communication - En anglais

    Americal Urological Association. Annual meeting. San Francisco CA USA, 1994/05.

    Objectives

    To determine the effectiveness of using cell saver suction during radical prostatectomy to decrease the risk of random donor transfusions in patients predonating blood, as well as to compare costs.

    Methods

    From March 1992 to October 1993, two consecutive groups of 86 patients underwent radical retropubic prostatectomy.

    The first group utilized predonated blood alone, and the second group utilized cell saver suction and predonated blood.

    The two groups were compared with respect to their transfusion records, preoperative and discharge hemoglobins, and estimated blood losses to determine the usefulness of cell saver suction during radical retropubic prostatectomy.

    Results

    There was no statistical difference in the rate of random donor blood transfusions between these two evenly matched groups of patients.

    The risk of receiving random donor transfusions was decreased to 5% by having 4 U of blood predonated by or for the patient prior to radical prostatectomy.

    Conclusions

    For patients who are able to predonate blood, cell saver suction is neither cost-effective nor useful in decreasing the risk of receiving random donor blood transfusions.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Epithélioma, Prostate, Prostatectomie, Transfusion, Sang, Peropératoire, Analyse coût efficacité, Economie santé, Evaluation, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Traitement, Technique, Adulte, Homme, Mâle, Appareil urinaire pathologie, Appareil génital mâle pathologie, Prostate pathologie, Tumeur maligne, Chirurgie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Carcinoma, Prostate, Prostatectomy, Transfusion, Blood, Intraoperative, Cost efficiency analysis, Health economy, Evaluation, United States, North America, America, Treatment, Technique, Adult, Human, Male, Urinary system disease, Male genital diseases, Prostate disease, Malignant tumor, Surgery

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    Cote : 95-0593416

    Code Inist : 002B27D01. Création : 01/03/1996.