Tranexamic acid reduces blood transfusion requirements during surgery
Effect of tranexamic acid on surgical bleeding: systematic review and cumulative meta-analysisBMJ. 2012 May 17;344:e3054. doi: 10.1136/bmj.e3054
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In this systematic review 129 trials (consisting of 10488 participants) examining the effectiveness of tranexamic acid during surgery to a placebo or no acid were evaluated. Results displayed that tranexamic acid reduced the chances of needing a blood transfusion in surgical patients. Yet, there was not enough evidence to determine the effects of tranexamic acid on thromboembolic events and mortal...
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