Use of tourniquet does not increase serum concentration of inflammatory markers following total knee arthroplasty during the first 24 postoperative hours


Hippokratia 2021, 25(1): 31-37

Mourikis A, Kenanidis E, Venetsanou K, Tzavellas AN, Papaioannou NA, Tsiridis E
Orthopedic Department, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Academic Orthopedic Department, Papageorgiou General Hospital, Center of Orthopedics and Regenerative Medicine (C.O.RE.)- Center of Interdisciplinary Research and Innovation (C.I.R.I.), Aristotle University Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, ICU Research Unit, “Agioi Anargyroi” General Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, KAT Accident Hospital, Greece & Laboratory for Research of the Musculoskeletal System, ‘Th. Garofalidis’, University of Athens, KAT Hospital, Athens, Greece