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Volume:2 Issue:12 Number:5 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #7327
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Autologous blood transfusion drainage vs. no drainage or closed-suction drainage in THA

Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Comparison between autologous blood transfusion drainage and no drainage/closed-suction drainage in primary total hip arthroplasty: a meta-analysis

Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2014 Nov;134(11):1623-31

Contributing Authors: N Li P Li M Liu D Wang L Xia

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12 randomized controlled trials were included in this meta-analysis which focused on postoperative outcomes and complications in patients treated with autologous blood transfusion drainage, closed suction drainage or no drainage following primary total hip arthroplasty. Data on blood loss, transfusion rate, Hb level, hematoma, swelling, postoperative pain, hospital stay, and complications was cons...

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