Fibrin spray reduces blood loss vs standard electrocautery in THR
Blood loss reduction in cementless total hip replacement with fibrin spray or bipolar sealer: a randomised controlled trial on ninety five patientsInt Orthop. 2013 Jul;37(7):1213-7. doi: 10.1007/s00264-013-1903-8. Epub 2013 May 18
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Ninety-five patients scheduled to undergo a total hip replacement were randomized to receive either a fibrin spray, a bipolar sealer or standard electrocautery (control group) to evaluate the effects of these interventions on blood conservation. Results indicated that fibrin spray significantly reduced blood loss compared to standard electrocautery at 6, 24, 48, and 72 hours. On the contrary, bipo...
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