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Does Tranexamic Acid Reduce Bleeding during Femoral Fracture Operation?

Mohammad Haghighi, Hossein Ettehad, Mohsen Mardani-Kivi, Ahmadreza Mirbolook, Bahram, Naderi Nabi, Roya Moghaddam, Abbas Sedighinejad, Gita Khanjanian
2017 Arch Bone Jt Surg   unpublished
Proximal Femoral shaft fractures are commonly associated with marked blood loss which can lead to postoperative acute anemia and some other complications. Tranexamic acid (TA) is an antifibrinolytic medication that reduces intra-and postoperative blood loss and transfusion requirements during some elective surgeries. The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of intravenous Tranexamic acid (TA) on intraoperative blood loss and a subsequent need for transfusion in patients who were
more » ... s who were undergoing surgery for femoral shaft fractures in trauma setting.
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