Postoperative cell salvage reduces allogenic transfusion in total hip/knee replacement
Is postoperative cell salvage necessary in total hip or knee replacement? A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trialsInt J Surg. 2015 Sep;21:135-44
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19 randomized controlled trials comparing the efficacy of postoperative cell salvage and standard suction drain techniques in patients undergoing total hip or knee arthroplasty were included in this meta-analysis. The purpose of the study was to determine the hematological and clinical efficacy of postoperative cell salvage in total joint replacement. Results showed that postoperative cell salvage...
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