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Table 1 Patient demographics and preoperative characteristics

From: The use of tranexamic acid to reduce blood loss in uncemented total hip arthroplasty for avascular necrosis of femoral head: a prospective blinded randomized controlled study

CharacteristicsStudy group
(Mean ± SD) (n = 37)
Control group
(Mean ± SD) (n = 37)
p value
Age (years)48.5 ± 13.552.2 ± 11.40.2
Sex (Male: female)24: 1323: 140.8
BMI26.2 ± 1.526.8 ± 1.60.1
Pre-op Hb (g/100 mL)13.2 ± 1.513.3 ± 1.40.7
Pre-op Hct (%)36.9 ± 3.836.7 ± 3.30.8
Cause of osteonecrosis (No. of patients)
 Steroid intake11100.7
 Alcoholism64
 Idiopathic2023
  1. SD standard deviation, BMI body mass index, Hb haemoglobin, Hct hematocrit