Blood transfusion and blood management are important aspects in orthopaedic surgery. Strategies include intra-operative and post-operative blood salvage and even the use of fibrin sealant in selected case. Objectives of the study were (1) to compare the total number of transfusions and the length of hospital stay in patients undergoing complete revision hip arthroplasty (RHA) with and without the use of a fibrin sealant (EVICEL®) and (2) to evaluate the possible role in cost savings of EVICEL® in association with the blood-saving protocol.
|Titolo:||Use of a fibrin sealant within a blood-saving protocol in patients undergoing revision hip arthroplasty: effects on post-operative blood transfusion and healthcare-related cost analysis|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2019|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|