Differences in total blood loss and transfusion rate between different indications for shoulder arthroplasty.

Affiliation

Center for Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Marburg, Baldingerstrasse, 35043, Marburg, Germany. [Email]

Abstract

In this study, the total blood loss, transfusion rate and number of transfused blood units in patients with different indications for shoulder arthroplasty: primary, fracture and secondary were compared. Risk factors for bleeding and transfusion were analysed.

Keywords

Bleeding,Blood transfusion,Fracture,Primary,Primary arthroplasty,Secondary,Shoulder arthroplasty,Shoulder endoprosthesis,Total blood loss,

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