Topical tranexamic acid in TKA effectively reduces blood loss in patients
Vol: 2| Issue: 10| Number:51| ISSN#: 2564-2537
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A
A prospective double-blind placebo controlled trial of topical tranexamic Acid in total knee arthroplastyJ Arthroplasty. 2013 Sep;28(8 Suppl):78-82
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101 patients undergoing primary unilateral TKA were randomly assigned into 1 of 2 groups, an intervention (topical tranexamic acid) or a placebo group, to test the effect of tranexamic acid (TNA) on blood loss and transfusion rates. Results demonstrated that patients who received TKA surgery with tranexamic acid experienced less blood loss than those who were given the placebo. A trend was shown t...
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