Total Joint Replacement can result in some blood loss. Although transfusion is not always necessary, many patients prefer to give their own blood before surgery.
Iron information for autologous donors
Iron is recommended so you can safely donate blood for your surgery. Slow-Fe (time released) is recommended and available over-the counter. Please start your iron supplements as soon as possible before your first blood donation.
Iron may be better absorbed if taken one hour … Read the Rest