Effects of pneumatic tourniquet removal before or after wound closure in TKA
Releasing of Tourniquet Before Wound Closure or not in Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled TrialsJ Arthroplasty. 2015 Jan;30(1):31-7.
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16 randomized controlled trials were included in this meta-analysis examining the effect of tourniquet release prior to, or following, wound closure on operative blood loss and incidence of complications during total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Perioperative, postoperative and total blood loss, rate of major and minor complications, and operative time were assessed. The results of this analysis demon...
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