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Table 1 Patient baseline demographic and clinical characteristics

From: Comparison of intravenous and topical tranexamic acid in total knee arthroplasty

  IV group Topical group P value
Age (year) 66.47 ± 8.28 66.43 ± 7.69 0.984
Male: Female 14:18 16:16 0.25
Body mass index (kg/m2) 32.39 ± 3.73 34.15 ± 5.02 0.084
American Society of Anesthesiologists classification 2.03 ± 0.14 1.79 ± 0.26 0.153
hemoglobin (g/l) 11.26 ± 1.60 10.97 ± 1.19 0.21
Red blood cell(1012/l) 3.72 ± 0.75 4.05 ± 1.04 0.35
prothrombin time(s) 11.51 ± 3.51 11.85 ± 4.62 0.16