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27/03/1914 First non-direct blood transfusion


History of Blood Transfusion


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A History of Blood Transfusions

Belgian physician Albert Husting treated patient in Brussels by non-direct blood transfusion. Prior to his experiment, transfusions had to be made directly from donor to receiver before coagulation. Husting used sodium citrate as an anticoagulant. His transplant was in fact a diluted solution of blood.
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