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Tourniquets

Known as: Tourniquet 
A device, such as a strip of cloth or a band of rubber, that is wrapped tightly around a leg or an arm to prevent the flow of blood to the leg or the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND In a previous study conducted at a combat support hospital in Iraq, we reported the major lifesaving benefits of… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Higher levels of tourniquet pressure and higher pressure gradients beneath tourniquet cuffs are associated with a higher risk of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Tourniquet application is a known means for bleeding prevention in the military prehospital setting. METHODS This… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVE In lower-extremity surgery there are significant risks associated with the use of tourniquets. This prospective study… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Hormonal and inflammatory responses to low-intensity resistance exercise with vascular occlusion were studied. Subjects (n = 6… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Abstract To investigate the efficacy of ischemia in strength training with low mechanical stress, tourniquet ischemia was… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The effects of using a tourniquet during total knee arthroplasty were studied in 80 patients randomly allocated to two groups… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
We prospectively studied the cases of 121 patients who were being operated on for insertion of a unilateral total knee prosthesis… Expand
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Highly Cited
1972
Highly Cited
1972
Local compression is known to damage peripheral nerves. Severe compression may actually crush the fibres and lead to Wallerian… Expand
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Highly Cited
1970
Highly Cited
1970
 
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