We want to ensure that their blood counts are best for the surgery. We will give your body a drug that helps you to build up blood cells naturally that your body to increase its blood by about one unit per week. .. Prepping your own blood.Before the surgery patients see Patricia Ford, a hematologist and director of the Center for Bloodless Medicine and Surgery at Pennsylvania Hospital , which is certified as a national bloodless Center works with the patient prepare their. Prepare their blood for this option Ford added: We are our surgical our surgical that they are that they are on their best positioning in terms of blood, including their hemoglobin and platelets, for clotting purposes.
Bridges, chief of cardiothoracic surgery at of Pennsylvania Hospital and associate professor of surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. ‘Traditionally, heart surgery with the greatest blood loss of all surgical procedures, routine is a technological challenge routinely open heart surgery associated without transfusion But we have a unique set of skills and a good team , that is not generally available elsewhere. We have these these bloodless surgery ‘and often perform well, says Bridges. Continue reading “Prepping your own blood.”