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Table 2 The number of patients requiring blood transfusions in the three groups

From: A comparative, retrospective study of peri-articular and intra-articular injection of tranexamic acid for the management of postoperative blood loss after total knee arthroplasty

Groups Number of Patients with Transfusions (%) P Value (Compared to PAI TXA Group) P Value (Compared to IAI TXA Group) P Value (Compared to Control Group)
PAI TXA Group (n = 49) 8 (16.32) N/A 0.71 0.02
IAI TXA Group (n = 36) 7 (19.44) 0.71 N/A 0.07
Control Group (n = 42) 16 (38.10) 0.02 0.07 N/A
  1. PAI TXA peri-articular injection of tranexamic acid, IAI TXA intra-articular injection of tranexamic acid