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Volume:4 Issue:9 Number:35 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #8008
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Highly absorbent sterile hydrocolloid wound dressing in total knee & hip arthroplasty

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OrthoEvidence. Highly absorbent sterile hydrocolloid wound dressing in total knee & hip arthroplasty . ACE Report. 2015;4(9):35. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/8008

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Randomized controlled trial of conventional versus modern surgical dressings following primary total hip and knee replacement

Int Orthop. 2015 Jul;39(7):1315-9.

Contributing Authors: J Langlois A Zaoui C Ozil JP Courpied P Anract M Hamadouche

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80 patients undergoing total knee or hip arthroplasty for primary degenerative osteoarthritis were included in the study. Patients were randomized to have their surgical wound dressed with a highly absorbent sterile hydrocolloid wound dressing or a conventional dressing. Findings indicated that without negatively affecting the 6 month postoperative cosmetic appearance of the wound, the highly abso...

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