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Surgical blood loss during femoral rodding in children with osteogenesis imperfecta.
|Title||Surgical blood loss during femoral rodding in children with osteogenesis imperfecta.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2009|
|Authors||Pichard CP, Robinson RE, Skolasky RL, Fedarko NS, Leet AI|
|Journal||Journal of children's orthopaedics|
|Date Published||2009 Aug|
Historically, patients with osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) have been reported to be at risk for significant surgical bleeding secondary to abnormalities in platelet function. By reviewing the operative blood loss in OI patients undergoing femoral osteotomies and rodding, we hoped to identify risk factors for excessive bleeding.
|Alternate Journal||J Child Orthop|