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Table 3 Postoperative blood transfusion requirements

From: Prophylactic intraoperative tranexamic acid administration and postoperative blood loss after transapical aortic valve implantation

  Total TXA-group Non-TXA-group P
(n = 146) (n = 54) (n = 92)
Blood loss 24 h after TA-AVI (mL) 425 ± 310 327 ± 274 481.1 ± 318.8 0.003
Blood loss 48 h after TA-AVI (mL) 214 ± 217 175 ± 152 219.1 ± 197.9 0.727
Number of RBC transfused patients (n/%) 54/68.7 13/24.1 41/44.6 0.013
Total units in hospital (units) 2.5 ± 3.1 2.1 ± 1.9 2.9 ± 3.5 0.046