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Bloodless medicine techniques were developed to minimize or eliminate the risks associated with blood transfusions. Some of the risks associated with blood transfusions include:

 infection
 blood-borne diseases and viruses
 allergic reactions and complications
 extended hospital stays from any complications

By choosing blood conservation methods such as bloodless surgery, patients may:

 decrease the risk of infection
 decrease the risk of blood-borne diseases and viruses
 avoid allergic reactions and complications
 spend fewer days in the hospital
 reduce medical costs