AAOS2019: Similar outcomes with oral and IV TXA for blood loss in thoracolumbar spinal fusion
Two-Year Outcomes of Patients Treated with Basivertebral Nerve Ablation for the Relief of Chronic Low Back Pain: Results of the SMART Trial
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171 patients scheduled for an elective posterior thoracolumbar fusion were randomized to receive either intravenous or oral tranexamic acid (TXA). The primary outcome of interest was the reduction in hemoglobin. Secondary outcomes included calculated blood loss, hematocrit drop, drain output, transfusion rate, rate of thromboembolic complications, including deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embol...
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