AAOS 2016: TXA improves clinical and surgical outcomes after foot and ankle surgery
Tranexamic Acid Reduces Postoperative Morbidity in Patients Undergoing Foot and Ankle Surgery
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100 patients undergoing foot and ankle surgery were randomized to either administration of tranexamic acid (TXA), or a control group without TXA administration. The purpose of this study was to determine whether the use of TXA was associated with reductions in perioperative morbidity in foot and ankle procedures. Findings indicated significantly decreased ecchymosis, edema, erythema, and bleeding ...
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