Efficacy of Erythropoietin-Beta Injections During Autologous Blood Donation Before Spinal Deformity Surgery in Children and Teenagers.

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Summary of "Efficacy of Erythropoietin-Beta Injections During Autologous Blood Donation Before Spinal Deformity Surgery in Children and Teenagers."

Retrospective observational study OBJECTIVE.: To clarify the efficacy of recombinant human erythropoietin-beta (EPO-beta) injections during autologous blood donation (ABD) before spinal deformity surgery in children and teenagers.


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Name: Spine
ISSN: 1528-1159
Pages: E1144-E1149


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Tissue, organ, or gamete donation intended for a designated recipient.

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