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")

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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.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment


Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee


Bellovac ABT


Specjalistyczny Szpital Im. Alfreda Sokolowskiego
70 891




Astra Tech AB

Results (where available)

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Replacement of the knee joint.

Partial or total replacement of a joint.

Replacement of the hip joint.

Replacement for a knee joint.

Partial or total replacement of one or more FINGERS, or a FINGER JOINT.

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