Table 2

Baseline characteristics for all primary cemented TKRs

Tourniquet used
(n=16 132)
Tourniquet not used
(n=842)
Total
(N=16 974)
Age at primary surgery (years), mean (SD)71 (9)72 (9)71 (9)
Patient gender, n (%)
 Male6871 (43)382 (45)7253 (43)
 Female9261 (57)460 (55)9721 (57)
Primary ASA score, n (%)
 P1: fit and healthy4421 (28)235 (28)4656 (28)
 P2: mild disease not incapacitating9848 (61)508 (60)10 356 (61)
 P3: incapacitating systemic disease1828 (11)97 (12)1925 (11)
 P4: life-threatening disease35 (<1)2 (<1)37 (<1)
  • ASA, American Society of Anaesthesiologists; TKR, total knee replacement.