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ACE Report #11995
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

IV TXA Reduces Blood Loss and Transfusion Need in Intertrochanteric Fracture Surgery using PFNA


Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Efficacy and Safety of Tranexamic Acid in Intertrochanteric Fractures: A Single-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial

Orthop Surg. 2019 Aug;11(4):635-642.

Contributing Authors: XD Zhou Y Zhang LF Jiang JJ Zhang D Zhou LD Wu Y Huang NW Xu

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Synopsis

One hundred patients scheduled for surgical treatment of an intertrochanteric fracture with a proximal femoral nail anti-rotation system were randomized to receive tranexamic acid (TXA) or no treatment for the reduction of blood loss and need for transfusion. The primary outcome of interest was estimated total blood loss. Additional outcomes of interest included intra-operative and hidden blood lo...

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