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ACE Report #9568
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

AAOS2017: Similar efficacy between IA TXA and IV TXA in total knee arthroplasty

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

Intravenous versus Intraarticular Tranexamic Acid in Total Knee Arthroplasty with No Postoperative Suction Drains: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Contributing Authors: SMJ Mortazavi

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110 patients scheduled for total knee arthroplasty were randomized to be administered either intraarticular tranexamic acid or intravenous tranexamic acid. Patients were assessed for perioperative blood loss based on the drop in hemoglobin to the third postoperative day. Transfusion requirement and the incidence of venous thromboembolic complications were also recorded. Results demonstrated no sig...

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