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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")

2014-08-27 03:24:28 | BioPortfolio

Summary

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

Conditions

Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee

Intervention

Bellovac ABT

Location

Specjalistyczny Szpital Im. Alfreda Sokolowskiego
Szczecin
Poland
70 891

Status

Completed

Source

Astra Tech AB

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:24:28-0400

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