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Bilateral total knee replacement with tourniquets in a homozygous sickle cell patient.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14742403     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
IMPLICATIONS: The use of a tourniquet in patients with sickle cell is controversial. The author describes a case of bilateral total knee replacement performed using a tourniquet in a patient with sickle cell disease.
Abdulmohsin Abdulla Al-Ghamdi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anesthesia and analgesia     Volume:  98     ISSN:  0003-2999     ISO Abbreviation:  Anesth. Analg.     Publication Date:  2004 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-01-26     Completed Date:  2004-02-19     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1310650     Medline TA:  Anesth Analg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  543-4, table of contents     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
King Fahd Hospital of the University, Al-Khobar, King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia.
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MeSH Terms
Anemia, Sickle Cell / complications*
Anesthesia, General
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee*
Blood Transfusion
Comment In:
Anesth Analg. 2004 Feb;98(2):283-4   [PMID:  14742355 ]
Anesth Analg. 2004 Aug;99(2):630; author reply 630   [PMID:  15271769 ]

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