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Table 2 Effect of TXA administration on blood loss and need for transfusion in preoperatively anemic patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty

From: The value of tranexamic acid for patients with preoperative anemia in primary total knee arthroplasty

  TXA group Control group P-value
N = 32 N = 64
Drainage, mL 200 (100, 320) 380 (200, 612.5) 0.00
Hidden blood loss, mL 182.6 (106.9, 301.7) 283.3 (146.7, 562.3) 0.04
ABT volume, mL 88.9 ± 230.9 216.3 ± 293.9 0.01
  1. Values given as median (25% to 75% interquartile range) or average ± standard deviation
  2. TXA tranexamic acid, ABT allogeneic blood transfusion