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Volume:7 Issue:12 Number:12 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #12091
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Efficacy of Floseal vs. tranexamic acid vs. control for bleeding control in patients undergoing TKA


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

Comparison of Floseal(R) and Tranexamic Acid for Bleeding Control after Total Knee Arthroplasty: a Prospective Randomized Study

Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2019 Nov 25;74:e1186.

Contributing Authors: CP Helito MB Bonadio MF Sobrado PN Giglio JR Pecora GL Camanho MK Demange

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Synopsis

90 patients scheduled for a total knee arthroplasty were randomized to receive Floseal, tranexamic acid or control for the reduction of peri-operative bleeding. Outcomes of interest included aspirated blood volume, pad weight, incidence of transfusion, drainage volume, hemoglobin decrease, total measured bleeding and range of motion. Follow up was performed for a minimum of 12 months. Results reve...

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