Use of Topical Tranexamic Acid to Reduce Drainage Output After Thyroidectomy


AKSOY F. , YENİGÜN A. , YENİGÜN V. B. , Goktas S. S. , Ozdem A. , DOĞAN R. , ...More

B-ENT, vol.18, no.2, pp.99-102, 2022 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/b-ent.2022.21469
  • Title of Journal : B-ENT
  • Page Numbers: pp.99-102
  • Keywords: Thyroidectomy, tranexamic acid, drainage, methods, RISK-FACTORS, POST-THYROIDECTOMY, OUTPATIENT THYROIDECTOMY, HEMATOMA, SURGERY, COMPLICATIONS, INPATIENT, PATTERNS, OUTCOMES

Abstract

Objective: Thyroid surgery is one of the frequent surgeries in daily operation schedules more often since the thyroid gland is very vascular Hematomas after thyroidectomy may cause airway obstruction, which is life-threatening and requires immediate surgical intervention. Therefore, many hemostatic devices and methods have been developed. Tranexamic acid is a synthetic lysine analog with low molecular weight. This study was planned to demonstrate the effect of intraoperative topical tranexamic acid on postoperative drainage output for thyroid surgery.