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Table 1 Preoperative and intraoperative data

From: The comparative efficacies of intravenous administration and intra-articular injection of tranexamic acid during anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction for reducing postoperative hemarthrosis: a prospective randomized study

  IV group IA group Placebo group F/χ2 value p value
Age (years) 32.7 ± 8.5 30.3 ± 8.0 30.1 ± 7.7 1.318 0.272
Sex (Male/Female) 25/15 26/14 23/17 0.494 0.781
BMI (kg/m2) 22.1 ± 2.4 22.5 ± 2.5 22.9 ± 2.4 1.050 0.353
Time from injury to surgery (weeks) 25.5 ± 11.5 23.9 ± 11.8 22.9 ± 10.5 0.531 0.590
Operation time (minutes) 76.5 ± 11.0 71.3 ± 10.1 74.4 ± 11.8 2.344 0.100
General anesthesia, n. (%) 12 (30.0) 13 (32.5) 9 (22.5) 0.494 0.781
Spinal/epidural block, n. (%) 28 (70.0) 27 (67.5) 31 (77.5)
ACLR alone, n. (%) 17 (42.5) 17 (42.5) 13 (32.5) 1.341 0.854
ACLR + partial meniscectomy, n. (%) 14 (35.0) 13 (32.5) 17 (42.5)
ACLR + meniscus repair, n. (%) 9 (22.5) 10 (25.0) 10 (25.0)
Tunnel diameter (cm) 8.13 ± 0.48 8.10 ± 0.40 8.15 ± 0.44 1.270 0.281