Madgwick, Hospital Transfusion Specialist, from North Middlesex University
Hospital NHS Trust, explains in more detail what happens to patients during
Autologous Blood Transfusion.
patient, Paul Grieves, also tells of his experience:
guide to the medical facts
Appropriately used donor blood and blood products save
lives and provide clinical benefit to many patients. However, blood is
in short supply ...more
view of a patient's experience
What happens prior to the operation?
Is there anything I could do to prepare?
How long does the procedure take? ...more
-Case Study: Paul Grieves
Paul Grieves from Harlow, Essex had his own blood back following on from
a bi-lateral knee replacement operation at the town’s Rivers Hospital