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ACE Report #11850
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

COA/ICORS2019: Blood loss, Hb drop, and transfusion rate similar between IA TXA and IV TXA in TKA

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Comparison Between Intra-Articular and Intravenous Tranexamic Acid Application in Primary Unilateral Knee Joint Replacement

Contributing Authors: RR Akhtar J Khan R Ahmed

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This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.


78 patients scheduled for total knee arthroplasty were randomized to either intraarticular tranexamic acid administration or intravenous tranexamic acid administration. Patients were followed for outcome related to blood loss to postoperative drainage, hemoglobin drop and incidence of transfusion. Results demonstrated no significant differences between groups for any of the assessed outcome measur...

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