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Volume:10 Issue:2 Number:22 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #13067
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

No Diff in TXA vs Epinephrine Diluted Irrigation Fluid for Visual Clarity During Arthroscopy Repair


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OrthoEvidence. No Diff in TXA vs Epinephrine Diluted Irrigation Fluid for Visual Clarity During Arthroscopy Repair. ACE Report. 2021;10(2):22. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/13067

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

Comparison of the efficacy of irrigation with epinephrine or tranexamic acid on visual clarity during arthroscopic rotator cuff repair: A double-blind, randomized-controlled study

Jt Dis Relat Surg . 2021;32(1):115-121

Contributing Authors: E Bayram C Yıldırım AK Ertürk M Yılmaz D Atlıhan

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Synopsis

One hundred patients with a full-thickness cuff tear and undergoing a full arthroscopic double-row repair surgery were randomized to receive irrigation fluid diluted with either tranexamic acid (TXA) or epinephrine (EPN) during surgery. The primary outcome was visual clarity measured using the Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) by the surgeon which was evaluated immediately after surgery. Secondary outco...

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