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Volume:10 Issue:2 Number:9 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #12959
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Reduced Blood Loss and Pain & Improved ROM with TXA Plus Post-Op Knee and Hip Flexion After TKA


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OrthoEvidence. Reduced Blood Loss and Pain & Improved ROM with TXA Plus Post-Op Knee and Hip Flexion After TKA . ACE Report. 2021;10(2):9. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/12959

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Reduction of Blood Loss by Intra-articular Injection of Tranexamic Acid Combined with Knee and Hip Flexion at 45° During Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Orthop Surg. 2020 Dec;12(6):1835-1842

Contributing Authors: L Yang L Zhao J-S Tan K-P Huo D-Z Cai J-Q Yang

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Synopsis

Ninety-six patients with moderate/severe knee osteoarthritis (OA) were randomized to receive an intra-articular injection of tranexamic acid (TXA) plus knee and hip flexion for 4 hours after total knee arthroplasty (TKA; n=48) or control (saline injection with limb fully extended post-operation; n=48). The primary outcome of interest was the change in hemoglobin levels measured at 6 hours and 1, ...

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