Use and Outcomes of Wound Drain in Spinal Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
Spine, 05/16/2012Diab M et al.
More patients tended to receive wound drains than not receive wound drains. Drains did not impact complication rate and drained patients received more blood product. There are no universal criteria for draining and practice patterns vary widely.
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