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Blood loss in total knee arthroplasty

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Background

Patients undergoing Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) have expected blood loss during and after surgery. The morbidity associated with blood loss and the burden of blood transfusions in adult arthroplasty necessitates pre-operative optimisation as routine practice. Current literature remains inconclusive on which TKA surgical instrumentation techniques are effective in minimising peri-operative blood loss, and consequently lower transfusion rates. The primary objective of ...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1055/s-0036-1592147

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Department:
Unknown
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-8942-2167
Publisher:
Georg Thieme Verlag Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Knee Surgery Journal website
Volume:
30
Issue:
5
Pages:
452-459
Publication date:
2016-07-25
Acceptance date:
2016-07-25
DOI:
EISSN:
1938-2480
ISSN:
1538-8506
Pmid:
27652687
Source identifiers:
935106

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