Is There a Synergistic Effect of Topical Plus Intravenous Tranexamic Acid Versus Intravenous Administration Alone on Blood Loss and Transfusions in Primary Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasties?

Background: The optimal route and dosing regimen of tranexamic acid (TXA) in primary total hip arthroplasty (THA) and total knee arthroplasty (TKA) remain unclear. As such, we sought to analyze if there was a synergistic effect of intravenous (IV) and topical TXA on blood loss and transfusions. Meth...

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Main Authors: Brian P. Chalmers, MD, Mithun Mishu, BA, Fred D. Cushner, MD, Peter K. Sculco, MD, Joseph Nguyen, BS, Geoffrey H. Westrich, MD
Format: Article
Published: Elsevier 2021-02-01
Series:Arthroplasty Today
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