Evaluation of Antifibrinolytic Use in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Arthroscopic Reconstruction. A Prospective Clinical Trial

SUMMARY Objective. To evaluate the effectiveness of two antifibrinolytic drugs (tranexamic acid and epsilon-aminocaproic acid) in reducing postoperative hemarthrosis after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Methods. 45 patients diagnosed with primary anterior cruciate ligament tears were randomly placed into 3 groups: control, tranexamic acid (TXA) and epsilon-aminocaproic acid (EAC). The first group was operated on without the use of the … Continued