No benefit associated with the use of closed-suction drainage in revision THA
Vol: 5| Issue: 6| Number:39| ISSN#: 2564-2537
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A
Closed suction drainage has no benefits in revision total hip arthroplasty: a randomized controlled trialInt Orthop. 2016 Mar;40(3):453-7
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88 patients undergoing a revision surgery for total hip arthroplasty (THA) were randomised to undergo the procedure with or without the use of a closed suction drain. The present trial was conducted in order to determine the effect of closed suction drains in revision THA surgery. The findings of this study indicated that a greater number of patients in the closed suction group received a transfus...
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