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Autologous Blood Donation

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Description: Definition Autologous blood donation is the process of donating one's own blood prior to an elective surgical or medical procedure to avoid or reduce the need for an allogeneic blood transfusion (from a volunteer blood donor). Encyclopedia of Surgery: A Guide for Patients and Caregivers

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