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EFORT: Peri-articular & intravenous TXA similar for hemostasis in total knee arthroplasty

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June 2014

EFORT: Peri-articular & intravenous TXA similar for hemostasis in total knee arthroplasty

Vol: 3| Issue: 6| Number:73| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Peri-articular injection of tranexamic acid in reducing postoperative blood loss in total knee arthroplasty: Does it work? A randomized controlled trial

Contributing Authors:
P Pinsornsak

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60 patients scheduled for total knee arthroplasty were randomized to tranexamic acid (750mg) administration either through peri-articular injections or intravenous injection. The purpose of this study was to compare visible postoperative blood loss, hemoglobin drop, transfusion incidence, and the rate of venous thromboembolic (VTE) complications. Hemostatic outcomes were measured at 48 hours posto...

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