Arthroscopy & Arthroplasty.
1. Operative Time Directly Correlates with Blood Loss and Need for Blood Transfusion in Total Joint Arthroplasty

David Ross; Omer Erkocak; Mohammad R. Rasouli; Javad Parvizi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , May 2019, , Pages 229-234

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2019.28534.1736

Abstract
  Background: Allogeneic blood transfusion in patients undergoing total joint arthroplasty (TJA) has been shown tonegatively affect patient outcomes. This study aimed to examine if there is a correlation between operative time and theneed for allogeneic blood transfusions during TJA.Methods: We performed ...  Read More

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2. A Comparison of the Postoperative Complications between Two Drainage Methods after Total Knee Arthroplasty

Fardin Mirzatolooei; Ali Tabrizi; Maryamsadat Mokaram Gargari

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 47-51

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2017.17371.1442

Abstract
  Background: The role of wound drainage after total knee arthroplasty is still considered controversial as althoughclosed drainage systems have been believed to be effective in decreasing the post-operative complications, they couldalso facilitate the bleeding and increase the rate of transfusion and ...  Read More

3. Intraarticular Administration of Tranexamic Acid Following Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Case-control Study

M.N Tahmasebi; Kaveh Bashti; MR Sobhan; GH Ghorbani

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2014, , Pages 141-145

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/abjs.2014.3356

Abstract
  Background:  Tranexamic acid (TXA) has received extensive attention in management of blood loss in orthopedic surgeries. However, the ideal method of TXA administration is still controversial. This study aims to determine whether intraarticular injection of TXA reduces blood loss after total ...  Read More