Comparison of hemostatic matrix and standard hemostasis in patients undergoing primary TKA.

@article{Comadoll2012ComparisonOH,
  title={Comparison of hemostatic matrix and standard hemostasis in patients undergoing primary TKA.},
  author={James L Comadoll and Shea Comadoll and Audrey M Hutchcraft and Sangeeta Krishnan and Kelly Anne Farrell and Huub T. C. Kreuwel and Mark Bechter},
  journal={Orthopedics},
  year={2012},
  volume={35 6},
  pages={e785-93}
}
Bleeding after total knee arthroplasty increases the risk of pain, delayed rehabilitation, blood transfusion, and transfusion-associated complications. The authors compared pre- and postoperative decreases in hemoglobin as a surrogate for blood loss in consecutive patients treated at a single institution by the same surgeon (J.L.C.) using conventional hemostatic methods (electrocautery, suturing, or manual compression) or a gelatin and thrombin-based hemostatic matrix during total knee… CONTINUE READING

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