Trauma
1. Does Tranexamic Acid Reduce Bleeding during Femoral Fracture Operation?

Mohammad Haghighi; Hossein Ettehad; Mohsen Mardani-kivi; Ahmadreza Mirbolook; Bahram Naderi Nabi; Roya Moghaddam; Abbas Sedighinejad; Gita KHanjanian

Volume 5, Issue 2 , March 2017, , Pages 103-108

Abstract
  Background:Proximal Femoral shaft fractures are commonly associated with marked blood loss which can lead topostoperative acute anemia and some other complications.Tranexamic acid (TA) is an antifibrinolytic medication that reduces intra-and postoperative blood loss and transfusionrequirements during ...  Read More

2. A Survey on Transfusion Status in Orthopedic Surgery at a Trauma Center

Mehran Soleimanha; mohammad haghighi; Ahmadreza Mirbolook; Abbas Sedighinejad; Mohsen Mardani-kivi; Bahram Naderi-nabi; Tahereh Chavoshi; Mehrnoosh Ghandili Mehrnoosh

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 70-74

Abstract
    Background: Increased costs and mortality associated with inappropriate blood transfusions have led to investigations about blood request and blood transfusion techniques. We investigated the transfusion status in patients who underwent orthopedic surgery in Poursina Hospital (Rasht, Iran) to ...  Read More

3. Which Route of Tranexamic Acid Administration is More Effective to Reduce Blood Loss Following Total Knee Arthroplasty?

Sohrab Keyhani; Ali Akbar Esmailiejah; Mohammadreza Abbasian; Farshad Safdari

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 65-69

Abstract
    Background: The most appropriate route of tranexamic acid administration is controversial. In the current study, we compared the efficacy of intravenous (IV) and topical intra-articular tranexamic acid in reducing blood loss and transfusion rate in patients who underwent primary total knee arthroplasty. ...  Read More

4. A Survey of Blood Request Versus Blood Utilization at a University Hospital in Iran

Arash Peivandi Yazdi; Mohammad Alipour; Seyyed Saeed Jahanbakhsh; Mohammad Gharavifard; Mehryar Taghavi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 75-79

Abstract
    Background: Reservation of blood leads to blood wastage if the blood is not transfused. Therefore, in some centers only blood type and screen are evaluated. In this study, the efficacy of a blood crossmatch-to-transfusion ratio was measured and then compared with the standard levels. Methods: ...  Read More