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Volume:149 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #14140
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Postoperative Knee Position Following Total Knee Arthroplasty


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OrthoEvidence. Postoperative Knee Position Following Total Knee Arthroplasty. ACE Report. 2021;149(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/14140

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

The Role of Knee Position in Blood Loss and Enhancement of Recovery after Total Knee Arthroplasty

J Knee Surg . 2021 Oct;34(12):1304-1309.

Contributing Authors: L Cao H Yang K Sun H Wang H Fan W Cheng

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Synopsis

One hundred and thirty four patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty were randomized to have their operative limb in flexion (n=62) or extension (n=62) postoperatively. The outcomes of interest included postoperative blood loss, functional outcomes, opioid consumption and pain. The postoperative transfusion rate and overall blood loss was similar between groups but the flexion group demonstrate...

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