The effect of tourniquet usage on cement penetration in total knee arthroplasty A prospective randomized study of 3 methods

Ozkunt O., SARIYILMAZ K. , GEMALMAZ H. C. , Dikici F.

MEDICINE, vol.97, no.4, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 97 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/md.0000000000009668
  • Title of Journal : MEDICINE


Background: It is a randomized study to compare cement penetration on x-rays after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) among 3 different ways to use tourniquets; application during the surgery, application only with implantation prosthesis and with no tourniquet use.