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Volume:3 Issue:4 Number:57 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #6028
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

IV tranexamic acid reduces postoperative autologous blood retransfusion in THA and TKA

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OrthoEvidence. IV tranexamic acid reduces postoperative autologous blood retransfusion in THA and TKA. ACE Report. 2014;3(4):57. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/6028

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

Influence of tranexamic acid on postoperative autologous blood retransfusion in primary total hip and knee arthroplasty: a randomized controlled trial

Transfusion. 2014 Jan;54(1):31-41. doi: 10.1111/trf.12224.

Contributing Authors: S Oremus K Sostaric V Trkulja M Haspl

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98 patients undergoing TKA or THA were randomized to receive a restrictive blood transfusion program either with an intraoperative intravenous 1.0 g dose of tranexamic acid (TXA) and a repeated dose 3 hours later or a placebo. Analysis revealed that a lower proportion of TXA patients required reinfusion of postoperatively collected autologous blood, in addition to a reduction in mean total extern...

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