Tranexamic Acid Reduces Blood Loss After High Tibial Osteotomy for Knee Osteoarthritis
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OrthoEvidence. Tranexamic Acid Reduces Blood Loss After High Tibial Osteotomy for Knee Osteoarthritis. ACE Report. 2021;103(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13943
Tranexamic acid is beneficial for blood management of high tibial osteotomy: a randomized controlled study.Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2021 Sep;141(9): 1463-1472.
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One hundred patients with medial compartment knee osteoarthritis with varus deformity scheduled to undergo a high tibial osteotomy were randomized to receive intravenous tranexamic acid (TXA; n=50) or control (normal saline; n=50) for the management of blood loss. Outcomes of interest included drainage volume, blood loss, hemoglobin and hematocrit levels, and adverse events. Results revealed signi...
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