Blood Loss and Time to Ambulation Decreased in Lumbar Interbody Fusion Patients with TXA vs Placebo
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OrthoEvidence. Blood Loss and Time to Ambulation Decreased in Lumbar Interbody Fusion Patients with TXA vs Placebo . ACE Report. 2020;9(9):18. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/12326
Tranexamic Acid for Blood Loss after Transforaminal Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Randomized Study.Biomed Res Int. 2020 Aug 14;2020:8516504
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Forty patients undergoing transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion were randomized into receiving tranexamic acid or a placebo. Outcomes of interest included blood loss, postoperative drainage volume, time to drainage removal, time to ambulation, length of hospital stay, hemoglobin (Hb) levels post-operation, and the incidence of adverse events. Results demonstrated that intraoperative blood loss wa...
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