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Vol:255 Issue:3 Number:28 ISSN#:2564-2537
RCT
ACE Report #14648
Ace Report Cover Trauma

Efficacy and Safety of Tranexamic Acid in Intertrochanteric Fracture Surgery


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OrthoEvidence. Efficacy and Safety of Tranexamic Acid in Intertrochanteric Fracture Surgery. ACE Report. 2022;255(3):28. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/14648

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

Tranexamic acid safely reduces hidden blood loss in patients undergoing intertrochanteric fracture surgery: a randomized controlled trial.

Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2022 Apr;48(2): 731-741.

Contributing Authors:
S Zhang C Xiao W Yu N Long F He P Cai K Luo Y Jiang

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Synopsis

122 patients undergoing intertrochanteric fracture surgery were randomized to receive two doses of 1g tranexamic acid delivered intravenously prior and after surgery (n=61) or placebo (n=61). The primary outcome of interest was hidden blood loss. Secondary outcomes of interest included intraoperative and total blood loss, hemoglobin levels and drop, transfusion rate, and the incidence of complicat...

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