RCT
Published: Dec 2018
ACE Report #10903
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

No difference in blood loss between total knee arthroplasty performed with electrocautery vs scalpel


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Electric cautery does not reduce blood loss in primary total knee arthroplasty compared with scalpel only surgery a double-blinded randomized controlled trial

Int Orthop. 2018 Dec;42(12):2755-2760. doi: 10.1007/s00264-018-4048-y

Contributing Authors: S Kanitnate N Tammachote

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