What are predictors of the need for allogeneic blood transfusion (ABT) in periprosthetic fractures?

Authors: Paddy Kenny, Giedrius Kvederas, John Gibbons

RECOMMENDATION: Predicting factors for allogeneic blood transfusion are: revision arthroplasty, preoperative anemia, increasing age, higher comorbidity index, lower Body Mass Index (BMI), female gender, longer surgical time and hip surgery.

LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Limited

DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 95%, Disagree: 5%, Abstain: 0% (Unanimous, Strongest Consensus)

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