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Transfusion unaffected despite lower blood loss with TXA in extracapsular fracture surgery

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September 2016

Transfusion unaffected despite lower blood loss with TXA in extracapsular fracture surgery

Vol: 5| Issue: 9| Number:20| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Tranexamic acid reduces blood loss in patients with extracapsular fractures of the hip: results of a randomised controlled trial

Bone Joint J. 2016 Jun;98-B(6):747-53

Contributing Authors:
PT Tengberg NB Foss H Palm T Kallemose A Troelsen

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75 patients with an unstable, extracapsular trochanteric hip fracture scheduled for intramedullary nail fixation were randomized to the procedure with and without the intravenous administration of tranexamic acid (TXA); the control group was instead treated with placebo saline. The purpose of this study was to determine if TXA was effective in reducing blood loss and transfusion rate in these pati...

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