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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.knee.2014.12.002
  • Title of Journal : KNEE
  • Page Numbers: pp.131-135

Abstract

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.