TXA

Clinical Resources

Controlled Hypotension:
a. Indications:

  • Proven to reduce blood loss in major spine surgery
  • Also shown to work for hip surgery and maxillofacial surgery

b. Contraindications:

Anesthetics:

Volatile Agents:

  • If Evoked Potential Monitoring:
    • Limit to 0.3 MAC or less
    • Desflurane is much less suppressive than sevoflurane or isoflurane

Propofol:

Pediatric Posterior and Anterior Spinal Fusion

Introduction