Efficacy of combined IV/IA TXA administration in simultaneous bilateral TKA
Reducing blood loss in simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty: Combined intravenous-intra-articular tranexamic acid administration. A prospective randomized controlled trialKnee. 2015 Mar;22(2):131-5
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81 patients scheduled for simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty were randomized to one of two groups: combined intravenous(IV)-intraarticular(IA) tranexamic acid (TXA) or placebo saline administration. The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of a combined TXA administration protocol for reducing blood loss postoperatively. Blood drainage, hemoglobin levels, and transfusion...
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