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Volume:3 Issue:12 Number:35 ISSN#:2563-5476
Author Verified
Meta-analysis
ACE Report #8198
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Postoperative cell salvage reduces allogenic transfusion in total hip/knee replacement


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

Is postoperative cell salvage necessary in total hip or knee replacement? A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Int J Surg. 2015 Sep;21:135-44

Contributing Authors: J Xie X Feng J Ma P Kang B Shen J Yang Z Zhou F Pei

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Synopsis

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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