Topical tranexamic acid versus autotransfusion after total knee arthroplasty


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Guzel Y., Gurcan O. T. , Golge U. H. , DÜLGEROĞLU T. C. , Metineren H.

JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY, vol.24, no.2, pp.179-182, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/1602400212
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.179-182

Abstract

Purpose. To compare the use of topical tranexamic acid (TXA) with postoperative autologous transfusion (PAT) in terms of blood loss, need for allogeneic blood transfusion, and cost-effectiveness.