CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · J Neurosci Rural Pract 2017; 08(S 01): S127-S129
DOI: 10.4103/jnrp.jnrp_198_17
Case Report
Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice

Rescue Measure in Giant Intracranial Meningioma Resection by Tranexamic Acid

H. Raghavendra
Department of Neurosurgery, ESIC Medical College and Super Speciality Hospital, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
,
K. S. Varsha
1  Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, ESIC Medical College and Super Speciality Hospital, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
,
M. Arun Reddy
Department of Neurosurgery, ESIC Medical College and Super Speciality Hospital, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
,
Samsun Sujith Kumar
Department of Neurosurgery, ESIC Medical College and Super Speciality Hospital, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
,
G. Sunanda
1  Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, ESIC Medical College and Super Speciality Hospital, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
,
T. Nagarjuna
1  Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, ESIC Medical College and Super Speciality Hospital, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
,
Swarna Latha
2  Department of Radiology, ESIC Medical College and Super Speciality Hospital, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
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Publication Date:
03 September 2019 (online)

ABSTRACT

Neurosurgeons may find themselves in a precarious situation, while unable to secure haemostasis following tumour resection. We report intraoperative use of tranexamic acid to secure complete haemostasis as rescue measure in intracranial meningioma resection in uncontrollable bleeding.