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Table 3 Complications

From: Comparison of lower limb lifting and squeeze exsanguination before tourniquet inflation during total knee arthroplasty

Parameters Group A(n = 118) Group B(n = 118) P value
Oozing 3 2 0.651
Marginal necrosis 0 1 0.316
Skin tension blister 3 11 0.031*
Wound hematoma 3 5 0.472
DVT and PE 1 2 0.561
Superficial infection 1 0 0.316
Deep infection 0 1 0.316
Total complications 11 (9.3%) 22 (18.6%) 0.039*
Total complications exclude skin tension blister 8 (6.8%) 10 (8.5%) 0.624
  1. DVT deep vein thrombosis, PE pulmonary embolism, * indicates a significant difference