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
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.
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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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