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Table 2 Outcomes

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

  IV group Topical group P value
Post-Operative Transfusion (Units) 1.28 0.63 0.016
Intra-operative blood loss (ml) 122.81 ± 41.60 mL 109.06 ± 33.38 ml 0.150
Post-operative blood loss(ml) 125.31 ± 35.649 mL 110.00 ± 30.900 mL 0.071
Total blood loss 254.38 ± 52.544 mL 210.00 ± 41.426 mL 0.143
Hb Fall (mg/dl) 2.84 ± 0.68 2.66 ± 0.60 0.261
VAS
 12 h 5.41 ± 0.875 6.69 ± 0.998 0.001
 24 h 3.88 ± 0.976 5.50 ± 0.842 0.008
 48 h 2.75 ± 0.568 2.97 ± 0.647 0.157
comorbidities no no