Blood conservation: an alternative to transfusions
We know that patients sometimes prefer to avoid the use of donor blood during medical and surgical procedures. Thanks to significant advances in equipment and technology, we are able to provide alternatives while ensuring high-quality medical care and respecting your choices about specific medical procedures. Physicians and surgeons can now safely and successfully perform numerous procedures, from routine appendectomies to complex orthopedic and open-heart surgeries, without using blood transfusions.
Our commitment is to provide state-of-the-art technology and highly skilled teams of surgeons, nurses, anesthesiologists and technicians who fully understand and support blood conservation services.
There are many reasons you may prefer blood conservation:
- Religious beliefs
- Concerns about the risks of blood-borne illnesses such as hepatitis and HIV
- Concerns about the risk of infection
- Reduced recovery time
- Blood shortage issues
All of the physicians participating in this program have a high level of expertise in "transfusion-free" procedures and a personal desire to help individuals requesting non-blood medical management.