The influence of femoral cementing on perioperative blood loss in total knee arthroplasty: a prospective randomized study.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Total knee arthroplasty can involve substantial blood loss. We prospectively studied a consecutive series of patients undergoing primary total knee arthroplasty to assess the influence of femoral cementing on perioperative blood loss. We hypothesized that an uncemented femoral component is a risk factor for bleeding. METHODS A semiconstrained… (More)
DOI: 10.2106/JBJS.H.01159

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