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Volume:81 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #13842
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Tourniquet vs. No Tourniquet in Total Knee Arthroplasty: 5 year follow-up


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OrthoEvidence. Tourniquet vs. No Tourniquet in Total Knee Arthroplasty: 5 year follow-up. ACE Report. 2021;81(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13842

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

Effects of the Use of Tourniquet in Total Knee Arthroplasty on the Clinical and Functional Outcomes with 5 Years of Follow-up: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

J Knee Surg. 2021 Jul 14.

Contributing Authors: SA Hamawandi HI Amin AK Al-Humairi

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Synopsis

One hundred and one patients undergoing primary total knee arthroplasty were randomized to receive an intraoperative thigh tourniquet or no tourniquet. The primary outcomes of interest were functional outcomes measured by the Knee Society Score (KSS) and Knee injury and osteoarthritis outcome score (KOOS) and postoperative thigh pain measured using the Visual Analogue Scale (VAS). Other outcomes o...

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