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Use of fibrin sealant to reduce bloody drainage and hemoglobin loss after total knee arthroplasty: a brief note on a randomized prospective trial.

Authors
  • Wang, G J
  • Hungerford, D S
  • Savory, C G
  • Rosenberg, A G
  • Mont, M A
  • Burks, S G
  • Mayers, S L
  • Spotnitz, W D
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2001
Volume
83-A
Issue
10
Pages
1503–1505
Identifiers
PMID: 11679600
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

These results suggest that fibrin sealant can safely reduce bloody drainage following total knee arthroplasty while maintaining higher hemoglobin levels.

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