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Volume:5 Issue:6 Number:23 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #9709
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

COA2017: IA TXA reduces blood loss, not transfusion rate, in THA and TKA


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

Low dose intra-articular tranexamic acid reduces hemoglobin drop and D-dimer formation after total hip and knee replacements: doubled-blinded RCT

Contributing Authors: D Hedden E Bohm T Turgeon S Aragola CD Burnell

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Synopsis

127 patients scheduled for either total hip arthroplasty or total knee arthroplasty were randomized to be administered either 0.5g intraarticular tranexamic acid or saline at the end of the procedure. Patients were assessed for haemoglobin drop, calculated total blood loss, transfusion rate, troponin levels, and d-dimer levels postoperatively. While Hb drop did not significantly differ between gro...

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