Tranexamic acid efficacious in reducing blood loss and transfusion in bilateral TKA
Effectiveness and Safety of Fixed-Dose Tranexamic Acid in Simultaneous Bilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized Double-Blind Controlled TrialJ Arthroplasty. 2016 Nov;31(11):2471-2475
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120 patients scheduled for simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty were randomized to a single, fixed dose of intravenous tranexamic acid or saline. The purpose of this study was to compare blood loss, transfusion rate, and complications between groups. Results demonstrated significantly lower calculated total blood loss and transfusion rate in the TXA group compared to the control group. N...
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