ACE Report #8675
Ace Report Cover Trauma

AAOS 2016: IV TXA reduced blood loss in hip arthroplasty for femoral neck fracture

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

Tranexamic Acid Safely Reduced Blood Loss: Randomized Clinical Trial of 138 Femoral Neck Fractures

Contributing Authors: C Watts M Houdek WW Cross SA Sems MW Pagnano

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138 patients undergoing hip arthroplasty for acute femoral neck fracture were randomized to receive either intravenous tranexamic acid (TXA) or placebo intraoperatively. The purpose of this study was to assess the efficacy of TXA for reducing blood loss and the incidence of blood transfusion, as well as to compare the complication rates between groups at 30- and 90-day follow-up. The results displ...

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