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Use of autologous transfusion in the management of acute traumatic haemothorax in the accident and emergency department
  1. A McGhee,
  2. S Swinton,
  3. M Watt


    A case is described where life threatening haemothorax was treated in the accident and emergency department with the aid of autotransfusion. The technique is outlined and the advantages and potential complications of the procedure are discussed.

    • haemothorax
    • autologous transfusion

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