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Volume:28 Issue:1 Number:4 ISSN#:2564-2537
Meta-Analysis
ACE Report #13501
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

Liberal vs Restrictive Blood Transfusion Strategies on the Risk of Infection in Orthopaedic Patients


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OrthoEvidence. Liberal vs Restrictive Blood Transfusion Strategies on the Risk of Infection in Orthopaedic Patients. ACE Report. 2021;28(1):4. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13501

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Liberal blood transfusion strategies and associated infection in orthopedic patients: A meta-analysis

Medicine (Baltimore). 2021 Mar 12; 100(10): e24430.

Contributing Authors: Y Wang J Chen Z Yang Y Liu

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Synopsis

Ten studies containing a total of 3938 orthopaedic surgery patients were included in this meta-analysis comparing the effect of liberal blood transfusion strategies vs. restrictive blood transfusion strategies on the risk of infection. Pooled outcomes of interest included the risk of infection, pneumonia, and wound infection. A sensitivity analysis was performed to assess the stability of the resu...

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