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Tourniquet versus no tourniquet on knee-extension strength early after fast-track total knee arthroplasty; a randomized controlled trial.

Harsten, Andreas LU ; Bandholm, Thomas; Kehlet, Henrik and Toksvig-Larsen, Sören LU (2015) In Knee 22(2). p.126-130
Abstract
Thigh tourniquet is commonly used in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) but may contribute to pain and muscle damage. Consequently, the reduction in knee-extension strength after TKA may be caused by quadriceps muscle ischaemia underneath the cuff.
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Knee
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22
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2
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126 - 130
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Elsevier
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  • wos:000351791400011
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1873-5800
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10.1016/j.knee.2014.12.010
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English
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  abstract     = {Thigh tourniquet is commonly used in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) but may contribute to pain and muscle damage. Consequently, the reduction in knee-extension strength after TKA may be caused by quadriceps muscle ischaemia underneath the cuff.},
  author       = {Harsten, Andreas and Bandholm, Thomas and Kehlet, Henrik and Toksvig-Larsen, Sören},
  issn         = {1873-5800},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {2},
  pages        = {126--130},
  publisher    = {Elsevier},
  series       = {Knee},
  title        = {Tourniquet versus no tourniquet on knee-extension strength early after fast-track total knee arthroplasty; a randomized controlled trial.},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.knee.2014.12.010},
  volume       = {22},
  year         = {2015},
}