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Safety and Efficacy of Tranexamic Acid in Patients Undergoing Thoracic Spine Stenosis Surgery

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June 2022

Safety and Efficacy of Tranexamic Acid in Patients Undergoing Thoracic Spine Stenosis Surgery

Vol: 260| Issue: 1| Number:1| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

The efficacy and safety of intravenous tranexamic acid in patients with posterior operation of multilevel thoracic spine stenosis: a prospective randomized controlled trial

BMC Musculoskelet Disord . 2022 May 2;23(1):410.

Contributing Authors:
T Lei W Bingtao G Zhaoqing C Zhongqiang L Xin

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Synopsis

Sixty-eight patients who were undergoing surgery for multilevel thoracic spine stenosis were randomized to receive tranexamic acid (TXA) or placebo during their surgery. The primary outcomes of this trial were to determine the total blood lost intraoperatively and perioperatively. Other outcomes such as the need for a blood transfusion, blood coagulation function, and length of hospital stay were ...

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