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Table 1 Summary of results

From: Use of Tranexamic acid is a cost effective method in preventing blood loss during and after total knee replacement

  Mean Post-Operative Drainage Mean Drop in Post-Operative HB Mean number of Packed Cells Transfused Number of Patients requiring Transfusion
  Unilateral Bilateral Unilateral Bilateral Unilateral Bilateral  
Group-I (N = 47) 826 ml 1288 ml 1.49 g/dl 1.94 g/dl 0.12 0.9 6
Group-II (N = 52) 1828 ml 2695 ml 1.79 g/dl 2.21 g/dl 1.24 2.6 35
p value < 0.001 < 0.001 0.0005 < 0.0005 0.005 0.043