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Volume:3 Issue:10 Number:29 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #6854
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Clinical value of tranexamic acid for blood loss in unilateral and bilateral TKAs


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OrthoEvidence. Clinical value of tranexamic acid for blood loss in unilateral and bilateral TKAs. ACE Report. 2014;3(10):29. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/6854

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Clinical value of tranexamic acid in unilateral and simultaneous bilateral TKAs under a contemporary blood-saving protocol: a randomized controlled trial

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2014 Aug;22(8):1870-8

Contributing Authors: TK Kim CB Chang YG Kang ES Seo JH Lee JH Yun SH Lee

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Synopsis

180 unilateral and 150 bilateral total knee arthroplasty (TKA) patients were randomly allocated into either a tranexamic acid (TXA) group or a control group. There were similar trends found in both unilateral and bilateral TKA groups treated with TXA, in regards to reducing total blood loss, blood loss via the drain, and haemoglobin drop. However, only TXA patients that had undergone bilateral TKA...

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