Foothill Regional Medical Center Offers Comprehensive Bloodless Surgery And Medicine Services To Avoid Risks Associated With Blood Transfusions
Foothill Regional Medical Center now offers comprehensive bloodless surgery and medicine services for the growing number of patients who are opting not to have a blood transfusion, either for safety concerns or religious reasons.
Led by Vinod Malhotra, MD, a renowned cardiologist and researcher who has pioneered bloodless medicine for almost 40 years, the hospital’s team of specially trained surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses and other caregivers is highly experienced in bloodless medicine and has access to advanced techniques and equipment specifically designed for surgery without the use of blood or blood products. The team uses a variety of medications and surgical techniques to either stop or minimize bleeding both during and after surgery.
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