Tourniquet Use for Total Knee Arthroplasty
Tourniquet application in primary total knee arthroplasty for osteoarthritis: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.Front Surg . 2023 Jan 6;9:994795.
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In this meta-analysis twenty-nine randomized controlled trials were included to assess the effect of tourniquet application (n=1258) in primary total knee arthroplasty compared to no tourniquet (n=1254). Outcomes of interest included range of motion in knee flexion and extension, knee society score, hematocrit levels, oxford knee score, knee circumference, hospital stay, bone cement mantle thickne...
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