Double dose of TXA reduces bleeding in study of knee procedure

02/6/2013 | Healio

Doubling the dose of tranexamic acid given intravenously was associated with reduced bleeding in total knee arthroplasty and may do away with the need for blood transfusion, according to a study in the journal International Orthopaedics. The risk of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism did not increase with the larger dose.

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