Total knee replacement with the use of a tourniquet: more pros than cons.

Abstract

Total knee replacement (TKR) is an operation that can be performed with or without the use of a tourniquet. Meta-analyses of the available Level-1 studies have demonstrated that the use of a tourniquet leads to a significant reduction in blood loss. The opponents for use of a tourniquet cite development of complications such as skin bruising, neurovascular… (More)
DOI: 10.1302/0301-620X.95B11.32903

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