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Table 1 Exclusion Criteria

From: Outcomes in cardiac surgery in 500 consecutive Jehovah's Witness patients: 21 year Experience

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Hemoglobin < 14 g/l prior to 1998 37
Emergency Procedures 36
Complex Congenital Heart Disease 5
Cardiogenic Shock 10
Ineffective EPO therapy 3
Sickle cell disease 1
Non correctable hemostasis abnormality (low platelet count)  
Body Mass Index < 15 7
Thoraco-abdominal aneurysm 16