Special Features of Total Knee Replacement in Hemophilia

Emerito Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan


Expert Rev Hematol. 2013;6(6):637-642. 

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General Anesthesia

In hemophilia patients, it is very risky to perform spinal anesthesia, since a hemorrhage in this zone could cause irreversible neurological damage. For this reason, although general anesthesia leads to greater risk than the spinal alternative, in cases of hemophilia, it is always preferable to use general anesthesia.[13]