Erythropoietin / Procrit
- before using procrit, make sure that the simple causes of anemia (lack of iron, B12, or folate) have been addressed;
- see iron lab studies
- Blood management experience: relationship between autologous blood donatoin and transfusion in orthopaedic surgery.
- Efficacy of Intraoperative Blood Collection and Reinfusion in Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty.