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Volume:3 Issue:4 Number:36 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #5901
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Oral tranexamic acid is safe and effective in reducing post-operative blood loss in TKA


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OrthoEvidence. Oral tranexamic acid is safe and effective in reducing post-operative blood loss in TKA. ACE Report. 2014;3(4):36. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/5901

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Effectiveness of oral Tranexamic acid administration on blood loss after knee artroplasty: a randomized clinical trial

Transfus Apher Sci. 2013 Dec;49(3):574-7. doi: 10.1016/j.transci.2013.09.005. Epub 2013 Oct 5

Contributing Authors: M Alipour M Tabari M Keramati AM Zarmehri H Makhmalbaf

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Synopsis

53 patients scheduled to undergo total knee arthroplasty (TKA) were randomized to either receive or not receive oral administration of tranexamic acid. The purpose was to determine whether this intervention was safe and effective in reducing the amount of postoperative blood loss. Results indicated that the tranexamic acid group displayed significantly better hematocrit levels post-operation and s...

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