AAOS 2015: TXA compared to standard and reinfusion drains in knee and hip arthroplasty
Efficacy and Costs of Reinfusion Drains vs. Tranexamic Acid in Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Randomized Trial
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62 hips and 115 knees were included in this randomized controlled study comparing a standard drain, an autologous reinfusion drain, and tranexamic acid (TXA) for blood loss during total joint arthroplasty. The purpose of the study was to compare the safety, efficacy, and cost-effectiveness of the three options. Outcomes included change in hemoglobin (HG), incidence of allogenic blood transfusion, ...
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