Reducing Intra-articular Hemarthrosis After Arthroscopic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction by the Administration of Intravenous Tranexamic Acid: A Prospective, Randomized Controlled Trial


Karaaslan F., Karaoglu S., Yurdakul E.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SPORTS MEDICINE, vol.43, no.11, pp.2720-2726, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/0363546515599629
  • Title of Journal : AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SPORTS MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.2720-2726

Abstract

Background: A significant proportion of surgeons use intra-articular drains after arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. Hemarthrosis and pain adversely affect the functional outcomes of ACL reconstruction in the early postoperative period.