Use of wound drain after unilateral total knee arthroplasty
No Clear Advantage to Use of Wound Drains After Unilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Prospective Randomized, Controlled TrialThe Journal of Arthroplasty Vol. 26 No. 4 2011
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100 patients undergoing unilateral total knee arthroplasty were randomized to receive or not to receive a postoperative wound drain. Previous studies on this topic have been limited, and the authors sought to determine differences in blood loss, range of motion, complications, and the need for blood transfusions. The total blood loss was significantly different between the groups with patients who...
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