Authors: Bin Shen, Goran Bićanić, Rahul Goel, Kresimir Crnogaca, Katarina Barbaric
RECOMMENDATION: The literature is inconclusive regarding the use of a tourniquet during TKA and its potential to increase the risks for SSIs/PJIs in TKAs. Tourniquet times and pressures should be minimized to reduce this risk.
LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Limited
DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 89%, Disagree: 9%, Abstain: 2% (Super Majority, Strong Consensus)hk26