Effect of THR and TKR surgery on elastase concentration. The points represent mean ± SD, p = 0.003 for TKR surgery, as determined by the Friedman test. p = <0.05 baseline vs 15 minutes reperfusion, day 1 and day 3 postoperative, as determined by the Wilcoxon test. (*, p < 0.05 compared to baseline).
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