AAOS: Topical tranexamic acid effacacious method for blood loss management in TKA
Topical Tranexamic Acid in Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo Controlled Trial
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73 patients scheduled for total knee arthroplasty were randomized to determine the efficacy of topical tranexmic acid for the management of perioperative blood loss. Patients received a topical administration of either 2.0g of tranexmic acid in 75mL of saline, or 75mL of saline alone. Perioperative results indicated that patients who were treated with tranexamic acid experienced significantly lowe...
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