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Volume:99 Issue:1 Number:2 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #13923
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

The Effect of Tourniquet Use on Muscle Strength and Outcomes in TKA


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OrthoEvidence. The Effect of Tourniquet Use on Muscle Strength and Outcomes in TKA. ACE Report. 2021;99(1):2. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13923

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

The Effects of Tourniquet Application in Total Knee Arthroplasty on the Recovery of Thigh Muscle Strength and Clinical Outcomes.

J Knee Surg. 2021 Aug;34(10): 1057-1063.

Contributing Authors: O Ayik M Demirel F Birisik A Ersen HI Balci T Sahinkaya SG Batibay I Ozturk

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Synopsis

Seventy patients who were undergoing TKA were randomized to receive an intraoperative thigh tourniquet (n=35) or no tourniquet (n=35). The primary outcome of interest was thigh muscle strength postoperatively. Secondary outcomes of interest included clinical outcomes measured by the Knee Society Score (KSS), pain scores and knee range of motion (ROM). There was no significant differences in quadri...

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