AAOS2019: TXA vs. EACA vs. control on pain and function in an ACL reconstruction
Evaluation of Antifibrinolytic Use in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Arthroscopic Reconstruction: A Randomized Prospective Clinical Trial
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45 patients scheduled for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction were randomized to receive tranexamic acid (TXA), epsilon aminocaproic acid (EACA) or no intervention. Outcomes of interest included pain on a visual analog scale, Lysholm score, knee range of motion, and degree of hemarthrosis. The results from this study found significantly favourable pain scores in the TXA group compared to the...
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