Intraarticular fibrinogen does not reduce blood loss in TKA: A randomized clinical trial knee Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee
  • Blood Loss, Surgical
  • Fibrinogen
  • Hemostatics

abstract

  • The use of fibrinogen in TKA did not lead to a significant reduction of blood loss or transfusions in primary TKA for osteoarthritis. Given the lack of benefits and the costs this procedure adds to TKA, its routine use cannot be justified during primary TKA for osteoarthritis.

publication date

  • January 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3889440

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s11999-013-3036-1

PubMed ID

  • 23657879

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 272

end page

  • 6

volume

  • 472

number

  • 1