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Table 1 Patient demographic data and preoperative blood test results

From: Comparison of the effectiveness and safety of intravenous and topical regimens of tranexamic acid in complex tibial plateau fracture: a retrospective study

Variable Control group (30 patients) i.v. group (30 patients) Topical group (30 patients) P value (between groups)
Patient characteristics
 Age (yr) 44.6 ± 6.7 43.8 ± 5.5 45.1 ± 6.3 0.715a
 Gender (male/female) 24/6 25/5 28/2 0.311b
 BMI 23.1 ± 1.4 22.9 ± 1.5 23.2 ± 1.7 0.745a
Medical history
 Diabetes mellitus 1 1 1 1.000b
 Hypertension 3 1 2 0.585b
 Arrhythmia 1 2 2 0.809b
ASA score
 I 24 24 23 0.966b
 II 4 5 5
 III 2 1 2
Schatzker type
 V 14 17 11 0.300b
 VI 16 13 19
Preoperative blood tests
 Hb (g/dL) 12.7 ± 1.0 12.8 ± 0.9 13.1 ± 1.4 0.360a
 Hct (%) 39.2 ± 2.7 39.1 ± 2.1 40.1 ± 3.1 0.283 a
 D-dimer (mg/L) 6.3 ± 1.2 6.7 ± 1.7 6.1 ± 0.8 0.191 a
 FIB (g/L) 4.6 ± 1.1 5.2 ± 1.5 4.8 ± 1.2 0.172 a
  1. Abbreviations: BMI Body mass index, ASA American Society of Anesthesiologists, Hb Hemoglobin, Hct Hematocrit, FIB fibrinogen
  2. Intergroup comparisons performed using ANOVA or Chi-square test (aANOVA; bChi-square test)