Tranexamic acid reduces blood loss significantly more than fibrin glue following TKA
Efficacy and safety of fibrin glue and tranexamic Acid to prevent postoperative blood loss in total knee arthroplasty: a randomized controlled clinical trialJ Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Nov 20;95(22):2001-7
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172 patients who were scheduled for elective primary total knee arthroplasty were randomly assigned into 1 of 4 groups, 2 fibrin glue groups (Blood and Tissue Bank of Batalonia fibrin glue, and Tissucol Duo) 1 tranexamic acid group, and 1 control (receiving routine hemostasis), to determine if fibrin glue or tranexamic acid significantly reduces blood loss following TKA when compared to routine he...
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