The use of postoperative suction drainage in total knee arthroplasty: a systematic review.
AffiliationProfessorial Unit, National Orthopaedic Hospital, Cappagh, Finglas, Dublin 11, Republic of Ireland.
Local subject classificationKNEE ARTHROLASTY
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CitationThe use of postoperative suction drainage in total knee arthroplasty: a systematic review. 2014: Int Orthop
AbstractThe purpose of this systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials is to assess the effectiveness of no drainage when compared to drainage in total knee arthroplasty, in terms of recovery of knee flexion, reduction in swelling, length of hospital stay and haemoglobin levels following TKA.
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