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World J Orthop. Jun 18, 2017; 8(6): 441-454
Published online Jun 18, 2017. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v8.i6.441
Table 1 Three pillars of patient’s blood management and saving
Detection of anaemia and iron deficiency treatmentMIS and navigated MIS TKACompression and cryotherapy
ErythropoietinTourniquetLimb position
Perioperative management of antiplatelet agentsHypotensive epidural anesthesiaPost-operative cell saving
Transfusion protocol agreementAcute normovolemic haemodilutionDrainage clamping
Pre-operative autologous blood donationAntifibrinolytic agents
Topical fibrin sealants
Intra-operative cell salvage
Peri/intra-articular (bupivacaine and epinephrine) injections
Bipolar vs monopolar sealant
Platelet-rich plasma
Bone wax
Sealing femoral tunnel