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ACE Report #8720
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

AAOS 2016: Differences in blood loss noted with various TXA administration methods in TKA

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Comparative Results: Three Strategoes to Use Tranexamic Acid for Blood Loss Reduction After Total Knee Arthroplasty

Contributing Authors: SY Lee NP Jain S Chong SW Lee YG Na G Sharma TK Kim

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376 patients scheduled for total knee arthroplasty were randomized to one of four different tranexamic acid administration protocols. Patients received either intravenous administration only, intraarticular administration only, combined intravenous/low-dose intraarticular administration, or combined intravenous/high-dose intraarticular administration. The total blood loss, the incidence of transfu...

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