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Table 2 Clinical outcome and complications

From: Effects of knee position on blood loss following total knee arthroplasty: a randomized, controlled study

  Flexion group Extension group P value
CBL (ml) 1008.4 ± 102.6 1212.0 ± 113.9 0.00
HBL (ml) 505.1 ± 28.0 617.5 ± 52.4 0.00
Postoperative Hb (g/dL) 10.8 ± 1.1 10.0 ± 1.3 0.04
Transfusion 3 9 0.06
ROM 105.8 ± 11.6 104.5 ± 9.2 0.70
Duration 10.1 ± 1.1 11.7 ± 1.3 0.00
Complications    0.46
Superficial/deep infection 3/2 2/1
DVT 0 0
  1. CBL calculated total blood loss, HBL hidden blood loss, Hb hemoglobin, ROM range of motion, DVT deep vein thrombosis