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Vol:206 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #14388
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Topical Tranexamic Acid in Patients Undergoing Short Intramedullary Nailing for Hip Fractures


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OrthoEvidence. Topical Tranexamic Acid in Patients Undergoing Short Intramedullary Nailing for Hip Fractures. ACE Report. 2022;206(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/14388

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

Topical administration of tranexamic acid in elderly patients undergoing short femoral nailing for intertrochanteric fracture: A randomised controlled trial

Injury. 2022 Feb;53(2):603-609.

Contributing Authors:
DK Yee JSH Wong E Fang TM Wong C Fang F Leung

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Synopsis

One hundred and twenty one patients undergoing short intramedullary nailing for an intertrochanteric hip fracture were randomized to receive intraoperative topical tranexamic acid (TXA, n=61) or normal saline (n=60). The primary outcomes of interest were blood loss, drain output, transfusion rates and postoperative complications. There was no significant differences in total blood loss, drain outp...

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