Similar effect of intra-articular vs IV TXA on Hb drop, LoS, and transfusion following TKA
Intravenous vs Intra-Articular Tranexamic Acid in Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized, Double-Blind TrialJ Arthroplasty. 2017 Jan;32(1):28-32
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183 patients scheduled for total knee arthroplasty were randomized to be administered either intraarticular tranexamic acid following the procedure, or intravenous tranexamic acid. Patients were assessed for haemoglobin drop on postoperative day 1 and 2, length of hospital stay, the incidence of transfusion, and the incidence of complications. Results demonstrated no significant difference between...
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