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Volume:129 Issue:1 Number:2 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #13884
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Tourniquet Time in Cementless Total Knee Arthroplasty


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OrthoEvidence. Tourniquet Time in Cementless Total Knee Arthroplasty. ACE Report. 2021;129(1):2. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13884

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

Effect of Tourniquet Use on Patient Outcomes After Cementless Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

J Arthroplasty . 2021 Jul;36(7):2331-2334.

Contributing Authors: AF Smith RH Usmani KD Wilson LS Smith AL Malkani

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Synopsis

One hundred patients undergoing cementless total knee arthroplasty were randomized to a short tourniquet time (<10 minutes, n=50) or a long tourniquet time (duration of case, n=50). Outcomes of interest were postoperative pain scores measured with the visual analogue scale (VAS), opioid consumption, length of stay, blood loss and functional outcome scores. The short tourniquet group had significan...

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