Revision total hip replacement: predictors of blood loss, transfusion requirements, and length of hospitalisation

@inproceedings{Mahadevan2010RevisionTH,
  title={Revision total hip replacement: predictors of blood loss, transfusion requirements, and length of hospitalisation},
  author={Devendra Mahadevan and Christopher Challand and Jonathan Edward Keenan},
  booktitle={Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology},
  year={2010}
}
Revision total hip replacement (THR) is associated with increased blood loss and extended hospitalization. We reviewed 146 patients who underwent revision THR to identify predictors of blood loss, transfusion requirements, and length of hospitalization. Blood loss was greater with increasing age and in men. Femoral and dual-component revision and revision of cemented hip components were also associated with greater blood loss. Transfusion requirements were greater in patients who had lower… CONTINUE READING
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