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Korean Journal of Anesthesiology 2008;55(5):621-624.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4097/kjae.2008.55.5.621   
Experience of a bloodless operation and care for Jehovah's Witnesses: Two cases report.
Sung Hwan Cho, Bon Sung Koo, Sang Hyun Kim, Won Seok Chai, Hee Cheol Jin, Yong Ik Kim
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Bucheon Hospital, Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine, Bucheon, Korea. yikim@schbc.ac.kr
Abstract
We report two cases of Jehovah's Witness patients who had massive bleeding after surgery. The first case was a 37-year-old woman who underwent an emergency cesarean section; the other was a 48-year-old man with chronic anemia who underwent removal of a large mass. After the operation, their Hb levels were nearly 3.1 g/dl. They were treated with blood conserving methods, divided into 3 periods (pre, post and operative). Both patients completely recovered uneventfully and were discharged on the 19th and 21st postoperative day.
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