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Table 5 Comparison of intraoperative and postoperative transfusion amount and rate of transfusion among study groups

From: Acute normovolemic hemodilution in combination with tranexamic acid is an effective strategy for blood management in lumbar spinal fusion surgery

Transfusion ANH TXA ANH + TXA Control Overall P value
Intraoperative allogenic transfusion amount, mL 182.21 ± 43.55a 251.21 ± 53.52ab 106.21 ± 32.55abc 447.21 ± 232.55 < 0.001
Intraoperative rate of allogenic transfusion, % 16.67a 33.33ab 6.67abc 63.33 < 0.001
Postoperative allogenic transfusion amount, mL 81.36 ± 13.11a 105.21 ± 14.69ab 43.12 ± 9.15abc 143.21 ± 24.57 < 0.001
Postoperative rate of allogenic transfusion, % 6.67a 13.33ab 3.33abc 20 < 0.001
  1. Letter “a” indicated P < 0.05 compared with control group, letter “b” indicated P < 0.05 compared with ANH group, letter “c” indicated P < 0.05 compared with TXA group, respectively
  2. ANH Acute normovolemic hemodilution, TXA Tranexamic acid