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Table 3 Postoperative complications in the TXA group and NS group

From: Tranexamic acid reduces hidden blood loss in the treatment of intertrochanteric fractures with PFNA: a single-center randomized controlled trial

Complications TXA study group (n = 37) NS study group (n = 40) P value*
Surgical site
 Hematoma 1 3 0.34
 Infection 1 2 0.60
Medical
 Deep vein thrombosis 2 1 0.51
 Pulmonary embolism 1 1 0.96
 Myocardial infarction 0 0  
 Ischemic cerebral infarction 0 0  
 Respiratory infection 3 5 0.53
 Renal failure 0 1 1.00
  1. *Chi-squared test; TXA tranexamic acid, NS normal-saline