Defining the quality of intraoperatively salvaged blood and cost-effectiveness for deformity surgery

Brief description of study

This study aims to evaluate the quality of blood that is collected during spine surgery as compared to blood collected before the surgery which will help to improve future blood transfusion process in patients. Participants will be asked to give 2 samples of blood for the study, one (5 ml or teaspoon) from your arm and one from salvage blood (blood saved from surgery).


Clinical Study Identifier: s22-00406
Principal Investigator: Darryl Lau.


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