Definition of Autotransfusion

1. Noun. (medicine) A blood transfusion in which a person receives their own blood, extracted previously. ¹



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Definition of Autotransfusion

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Medical Definition of Autotransfusion

1. Withdrawal and reinjection/transfusion of the patient's own blood. Compare: autoinfusion. Synonym: autohemotransfusion. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Autotransfusion

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autotomous
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autotopagnosia
autotoxaemia
autotoxic
autotoxicities
autotoxicity
autotoxicosis
autotoxin
autotoxins
autotransformation
autotransformer
autotransformers
autotransfusion (current term)
autotransfusions
autotranslation
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autotransplant
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autotroph
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autotrophic organism
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autotrophies
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Literary usage of Autotransfusion

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1886)
"... premature children, born even before the one hundred and eightieth day, thanks to "gavage" and the "couveuse." ABDOMINAL autotransfusion IN CASES OF ..."

2. Surgical operations: A Handbook for Students and Practitioners by Friedrich Pels-Leusden (1912)
"autotransfusion (not mentioned there) is a very good way to send to the heart and brain large quantities of blood. To this effect the legs, eventually also ..."

3. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1921)
"In view of these facts, autotransfusion was studied more extensively with an improved method of determining the coagulation time. ..."

4. Clinical Lectures on Subjects Connected with Medicine, Surgery, and Obstetrics by Richard von Volkmann, New Sydenham Society (1877)
"In the last place, autotransfusion is worthy of special consideration as a ... The performance of autotransfusion in the interval, hitherto unemployed and ..."

5. Surgery, Its Principles and Practice by William Williams Keen (1909)
"autotransfusion. The ''Nelaton position," in which the body is inverted with ... A certain amount of autotransfusion can lie obtained by elevating the foot ..."

6. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1922)
"Two of the dogs died after autotransfusion of blood before defibrination had ... The risks of this autotransfusion seems to be greater the more intense the ..."

7. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1877)
"Professor Lesser, of Berlin, in the paper to which Dr. M'Donnell has alluded, discusses the other practice, which he calls autotransfusion. ..."

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