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Novel Calcium Alginate Dressing System in Total Knee Arthroplasty

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July 2022

Novel Calcium Alginate Dressing System in Total Knee Arthroplasty

Vol: 263| Issue: 1| Number:1| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

A New Dressing System Reduces the Number of Dressing Changes in the Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Front Surg. 2022 May 3;9: 800850.

Contributing Authors:
S Su J He C Wang F Gao D Zhong P Lei

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Synopsis

Ninety-eight patients undergoing primary unilateral total knee arthroplasty for knee osteoarthritis were randomized to receive either a novel calcium alginate dressing (n=49) or a traditional gauze dressing (n=49). The primary outcomes of this trial were to assess clinical outcomes such as number of dressing changes, satisfaction, pain and functional recovery scores, wound scores, and wound-relate...

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