Reducing blood loss in simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty: Combined intravenous-intra-articular tranexamic acid administration. A prospective randomized controlled trial

Karaaslan F., Karaoglu S., Mermerkaya M. U., Baktir A.

KNEE, vol.22, no.2, pp.131-135, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.knee.2014.12.002
  • Journal Name: KNEE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.131-135
  • Yozgat Bozok University Affiliated: Yes


Background: We asked whether tranexamic acid (TXA) administration could reduce blood loss and blood transfusion requirements after simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty (TKA). This study examined the role of a novel method of TXA administration in MA.