Highly absorbent sterile hydrocolloid wound dressing in total knee & hip arthroplasty
Randomized controlled trial of conventional versus modern surgical dressings following primary total hip and knee replacementInt Orthop. 2015 Jul;39(7):1315-9.
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80 patients undergoing total knee or hip arthroplasty for primary degenerative osteoarthritis were included in the study. Patients were randomized to have their surgical wound dressed with a highly absorbent sterile hydrocolloid wound dressing or a conventional dressing. Findings indicated that without negatively affecting the 6 month postoperative cosmetic appearance of the wound, the highly abso...
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