A Clinical Study to Investigate if Transfusion of Patients Own Shed Blood Improves the Immunological Status in Comparison to Transfusion of Donor Blood ("Bank Blood")
The primary objective of the study is to compare the immunological status after either autologous blood transfusion as administered by Bellovac® ABT or allogenic blood transfusion, with regards to change in Natural Killer (NK) cell frequency in patients undergoing total knee replacement.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee
Specjalistyczny Szpital Im. Alfreda Sokolowskiego
Astra Tech AB
Results (where available)
- Source: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00839241
- Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on July 15, 2010
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee
Replacement of the knee joint.
Partial or total replacement of a joint.
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip
Replacement of the hip joint.
Replacement for a knee joint.
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Finger
Partial or total replacement of one or more FINGERS, or a FINGER JOINT.
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