Tranexamic acid reduces blood loss and required transfusions due to spinal surgery
Is tranexamic acid effective and safe in spinal surgery? A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trialsEur Spine J. 2013 Sep;22(9):1950-7
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Six randomized control trials were included in this meta-analysis to evaluate the efficiency of intravenous tranexamic acid (TXA) in reducing blood loss during spinal surgery. The results of this meta-analysis suggested that TXA successfully reduced the amount of blood lost preoperatively and the incidence of patients requiring transfusions. It should be noted that the number of studies was small ...
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