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How can a doctor see how to do surgery when there is so much blood?

Stuart A. Linder, MD
Plastic Surgery
During surgery us surgeons control the bleeding either with a burning or coagulation device or by hand ligation of larger vessels. There should be minimal blood loss during surgery and a Board Certified surgeon is trained and experienced to prevent hemorrhage. During the operation tissue is released and dissected and bleeding is reduced in a controlled manner. In some surgeries where blood loss may be greater due to vascular tissues, autologous blood products may be placed on hold for necessary transfusion purposes.

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