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Volume 2014, Article ID 623460, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/623460
Research Article

Blood Transfusions in Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty: An Analysis of Outcomes

1Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
2Department of Public Health, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 402 East 67th Street, New York, NY 10065, USA
3Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative Medicine and Critical Care Medicine, Paracelsus Medical University, Muellner Hauptstraße 48, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
4Department of Anesthesiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 402 East 67th Street, New York, NY 10065, USA
5Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA

Received 23 August 2013; Accepted 22 October 2013; Published 21 January 2014

Academic Editors: R. Mascarenhas and W. R. Walsh

Copyright © 2014 Thomas Danninger et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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