Fluid gain during routine shoulder arthroscopy.

  title={Fluid gain during routine shoulder arthroscopy.},
  author={C. Daniel Smith and Mian Mujahid Shah},
  journal={Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery},
  volume={17 3},
The objective of this study was to asses the physiological impact of fluid gained during routine shoulder arthroscopy. Included in this study were 40 consecutive patients undergoing an arthroscopic procedure of the shoulder. The weight, hemoglobin, hematocrit, and physiologic observations were compared pre- and postsurgery and correlated to the duration of the procedure and the amount of fluid used. The mean operative time was 27.4 minutes (+/-11.2) with a mean fluid use of 3.2 liters (+/-2.2… CONTINUE READING

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