Diagnostic and therapeutic medical devices for safer blood management in cardiac surgery: systematic reviews, observational studies and randomised controlled trials

Source:
NIHR Journals Library - Programme Grants for Applied Research
Publisher:
NIHR Journals Library – Programme Grants for Applied Research
Publication date:
29 September 2017

Abstract

A systematic assessment of diagnostic and therapeutic devices in common use as blood management tools in cardiac surgery did not demonstrate clinical effectiveness or cost-effectiveness.

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