Effects of steroids on thrombogenic factors during unilateral TKA
Effects of steroids on thrombogenic markers in patients undergoing unilateral total knee arthroplasty: A prospective, double-blind, randomized controlled trialJ Orthop Res. 2015 Mar;33(3):412-6.
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30 patients scheduled for total knee arthroplasty were randomized to receive perioperative intravenous injections of corticosteroids or saline solution. The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of corticosteroid injections administered 2 hours prior to surgery on thrombogenic factors following total knee arthroplasty. Serum prothrombin fragment 1.2 (PF1.2) and plasmin-alpha-2-antipla...
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