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[Effectiveness of tranexamic acid in routine performance of total knee replacement surgery].

Authors
  • Camarasa Godoy, M A1
  • Serra-Prat, M
  • Palomera Fanegas, E
  • 1 Servicio de Anestesiología, Reanimación y Clínica del Dolor, Hospital de Mataró, Barcelona. [email protected]
Type
Published Article
Journal
Revista espanola de anestesiologia y reanimacion
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2008
Volume
55
Issue
2
Pages
75–80
Identifiers
PMID: 18383968
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Tranexamic acid is effective in reducing the percentage of patients requiring transfusions and in the number of units of packed red blood cells required in total knee replacement surgery. No complications attributable to this treatment were found.

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