IV tranexamic acid reduces blood loss and transfusion rate in primary THA
Meta-analysis of Intravenous Tranexamic Acid in Primary Total Hip ArthroplastyOrthopedics. 2016 Sep 1;39(5):e883-92
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Sixteen randomized controlled trials (RCTs) were included in this meta-analysis evaluating the efficacy and safety of intravenous tranexamic acid in total hip arthroplasty. All included trials were placebo controlled. Results demonstrated significantly lower blood loss - including intraoperative blood loss, postoperative blood loss, and total blood loss - and transfusion rate with IV TXA versus pl...
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