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Volume:131 Issue:1 Number:3 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #14083
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Topical Tranexamic Acid After Wound Incision in Acute Thoracolumbar Burst Fracture Surgery

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OrthoEvidence. Topical Tranexamic Acid After Wound Incision in Acute Thoracolumbar Burst Fracture Surgery. ACE Report. 2021;131(1):3. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/14083

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

The influence of topical use of tranexamic acid in reducing blood loss on early operation for thoracolumbar burst fracture: a randomized double-blinded controlled study

Eur Spine J. 2021 Oct;30(10): 3074-3080.

Contributing Authors: J Shen Z Yang M Fu J Hao W Jiang

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Ninety-three patients with acute thoracolumbar burst fractures scheduled for an open decompression, fracture reduction and internal fixation procedure were randomized to receive topical tranexamic acid (n=46) or normal saline (n=47) after wound incision for the reduction of blood loss. Outcomes of interest included blood loss (intra-operative, post-operative, total, hidden), operative time, hemogl...

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