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Rescue Measure in Intracranial Meningioma Resection by Tranexamic Acid


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1 ESIC SSH, Hyderabad, India

Blood loss is often a major complication in neurosurgery that requires transfusion of multiple units of blood. We report intraoperative use of tranexamic acid to secure complete haemostasis as rescue measure in intracranial meningioma resection in uncontrollable bleeding.

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Difficult Haemostasis, Intracranial Meningioma, Surgical Resection, Tranexamic Acid.
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K. S. Varsha
ESIC SSH, Hyderabad, India
H. Raghavendra
ESIC SSH, Hyderabad, India
G. Sunanda
ESIC SSH, Hyderabad, India
T. Nagarjuna
ESIC SSH, Hyderabad, India

Abstract


Blood loss is often a major complication in neurosurgery that requires transfusion of multiple units of blood. We report intraoperative use of tranexamic acid to secure complete haemostasis as rescue measure in intracranial meningioma resection in uncontrollable bleeding.

Keywords


Difficult Haemostasis, Intracranial Meningioma, Surgical Resection, Tranexamic Acid.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18311/isacon-Karnataka%2F2017%2FEP116