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
Topical administration of tranexamic acid in elderly patients undergoing short femoral nailing for intertrochanteric fracture: A randomised controlled trialInjury. 2022 Feb;53(2):603-609.
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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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