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Table 1 Characteristics of the included articles

From: The effects of tourniquet use on blood loss in primary total knee arthroplasty for patients with osteoarthritis: a meta-analysis

StudyYearSample sizeSex (M/F)Mean age (years)BMI (kg/m2)CementedProsthesis typePatellar resurfacingThromboprophylaxisHemostasis
  TNTTNTTNTTNT     
P. Aglietti199910103/74/670.068.027.927.3YM.B.K, ZimmerNSNSNS
H.M. Wakankar1999374011/2614/2672.571.8NSNSYInsall-BursteinYWarfarinNS
Eric Vanden200240409/3116/2472.568.5NSNSYWallaby I, ProtekNSNSNS
G. Matziolis200510102/83/772.476.628.329.5YPFC Sigma, DepuyNNSNS
K. Kageyama200711112/92/973.076.026.624.7NSNSNSNSNS
Ta-Wei Tai201236369/278/2872.171.528.627.9YGenesis II or U2NSNSNS
Hakan Ledin2012252310/159/1470.071.029.028.0YNexgenCR, ZimmerNSLow-molecular-weightNS
David Liu201410107/39/167.070.025.627.1YNSYNSNS
Ashir Ejaz2014333118/1517/1468.068.025.025.0YNexgenCR, ZimmerYRivaroxabanTranexamic
Ashir Ejaz2015313116/1517/1468.368.225.125.2YNSYNSNS
A. Douglas2016282816/1216/1262.062.029.029.0YNSNYNS
  1. T tourniquet, NT no tourniquet