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BET 2: Topical tranexamic acid in postcircumcision bleeding
  1. Alannah Madden1,
  2. Peter Hulme1
  1. 1 Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, Manchester, UK

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Three-part question

In patients with postcircumcision bleeding, does topical tranexamic acid (TXA) reduce bleeding?

Clinical scenario

A 4-year-old boy attended the paediatric emergency department following a circumcision for religious reasons earlier that day. He had ongoing bleeding from the surgical site.

Is there any evidence behind the use of topical TXA in the management of these …

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