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Tranexamic acid looks promising during emergency surgery

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f697 (Published 06 February 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f697

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Tranexamic acid is an antifibrinolytic agent that helps control bleeding in trauma patients and in those scheduled for high risk elective surgery. Tranexamic acid can also be useful during emergency surgery, according to a new systematic review. The authors …

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