Topical Tranexamic Acid in Total Knee Arthroplasty Patients with Increased Thromboembolic Risk.

@article{Spanyer2017TopicalTA,
  title={Topical Tranexamic Acid in Total Knee Arthroplasty Patients with Increased Thromboembolic Risk.},
  author={Jonathon M Spanyer and Jay Patel and Eric Emberton and Langan S. Smith and Arthur L. Malkani},
  journal={The journal of knee surgery},
  year={2017},
  volume={30 5},
  pages={474-478}
}
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety profiles of topical tranexamic acid (TXA) in patients undergoing elective total knee arthroplasty (TKA) with comorbid conditions precluding them from intravenous (IV) TXA use. A total of 104 patients were divided into two groups: 47 in the normal-risk group and 57 in the high-risk group, with… CONTINUE READING