Topical Tranexamic Acid (TXA) in Joint Arthroplasty
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01937559|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 9, 2013
Last Update Posted : January 24, 2019
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Osteoarthritis Hip Arthropathy Shoulder Arthropathy||Biological: Tranexaminic Acid (TXA) Drug: Normal saline||Phase 4|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||122 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Double (Participant, Investigator)|
|Official Title:||Topical Application of Tranexamic Acid in Joint Arthroplasty|
|Study Start Date :||April 2013|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||December 2018|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||January 2019|
Experimental: Antifibrinolytic agent
Tranexaminic acid (TXA)
Biological: Tranexaminic Acid (TXA)
1.5g of TXA in 100ml normal saline solution
Other Name: Cyklokapron
Placebo Comparator: Saline
Drug: Normal saline
- Post-operative blood loss [ Time Frame: Duration of hospital stay ]Blood loss will be calculated as the difference between the preoperative hemoglobin and the lowest postoperative hemoglobin during the hospital stay or the lowest postoperative hemoglobin prior to blood transfusion.
- Perioperative blood transfusions [ Time Frame: Duration of surgery ]
- Number of blood units transfused [ Time Frame: Duration of surgery ]
- Rate of surgical infections [ Time Frame: Duration of hospital stay ]
- Length of hospital stay [ Time Frame: Duration of hospital stay ]
- Time until start of rehabilitation program [ Time Frame: Up to 3 weeks post-surgery ]
- Postoperative changes in joint function [ Time Frame: Duration of hospital stay ]Increase or reduction in ROM of the knee will be accounted for during the patient's stay at the hospital post-surgery.
- Shoulder outcome scores [ Time Frame: 6 months post-surgery ]Shoulder outcome scores will include a PENN derived ASES form.
- General outcome scores [ Time Frame: 6 months post-surgery ]General outcome measures will include EQ-5D, GROC and SANE forms.
- Hip outcome scores [ Time Frame: 6 months ]Hip outcome measurements will include Harris Hip score and the WOMAC forms.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01937559
|United States, South Carolina|
|Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas - Greenville Health System|
|Greenville, South Carolina, United States, 29615|
|Principal Investigator:||Brian Burnikel, MD||Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas - Greenville Health System|