Loading...
Visit our Evidence-Based Covid-19 Website and Stay Up to Date with the latest Research.
Volume:3 Issue:4 Number:38 ISSN#:2563-5476
Author Verified
RCT
ACE Report #5977
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

No effect of topical fibrinogen spray on blood loss and transfusion in TKA


How to Cite

OrthoEvidence. No effect of topical fibrinogen spray on blood loss and transfusion in TKA. ACE Report. 2014;3(4):38. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/5977

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Intraarticular fibrinogen does not reduce blood loss in TKA: a randomized clinical trial

Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Jan;472(1):272-6. doi: 10.1007/s11999-013-3036-1

Contributing Authors: TJ Heyse SB Haas D Drinkwater S Lyman HJ Kim BA Kahn MP Figgie

Did you know you're eligible to earn 0.5 CME credits for reading this report? Click Here

Synopsis

200 patients scheduled for total knee arthroplasty with tourniquet use (inflated prior to incision and deflated before wound closure) were randomized to surgery with or without the application of a fibrinogen topical spray following the cementing of components. Hemostatic parameters of hemoglobin and hematocrit levels, total blood loss, and transfusion requirements were monitored over the first 3 ...

To view the full report, start your 30-day free trial today

No credit card required

JOIN Forgot Password?

Not sure if you want to join OrthoEvidence?

Access this report without an Account.

Success, an email containing a link to access this report has been sent to your inbox.

CME Image

Continuing Medical Education Credits

You could be earning 0.5 CME credits for each report you read.

LEARN MORE