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Volume:3 Issue:4 Number:38 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #5977
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

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

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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

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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 ...

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