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Research Article

Tourniquet-Applied Upper Limb Orthopaedic Surgery Results in Increased Inflammation and Changes to Leukocyte, Coagulation and Endothelial Markers

  • Stephen F. Hughes mail,

    stephen.hughes@chester.ac.uk

    Affiliations: Department of Biological Sciences, University of Chester, Chester, United Kingdom, Leopold Muller Arthritis Research Centre, The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Medical School, Keele University, Staffordshire, United Kingdom

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  • Beverly D. Hendricks,

    Affiliation: Haematology Department, Glan Clwyd Hospital, Conwy, United Kingdom

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  • David R. Edwards,

    Affiliation: Haematology Department, Gwynedd Hospital, Gwynedd, United Kingdom

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  • Jim F. Middleton

    Affiliation: Leopold Muller Arthritis Research Centre, The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Medical School, Keele University, Staffordshire, United Kingdom

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  • Published: July 28, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0011846

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