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European Spine Journal

, Volume 27, Issue 2, pp 511–512 | Cite as

Letter to the Editor concerning ‘‘Efficacy and safety of tranexamic acid in reducing blood loss in scoliosis surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis.’’ by Yuan, QM. et al. (Eur Spine J; 2017. doi:10.1007/s00586-016-4899-0)

  • Kai Zhou
  • Hirose Shakya
  • Zeyu Luo
  • Zongke Zhou
  • Fuxing Pei
Letter to the Editor

Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

Kai Zhou, Hirose Shakya, Zeyu Luo, Zongke Zhou, Fuxing Pei declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Financial support

None.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kai Zhou
    • 1
  • Hirose Shakya
    • 1
  • Zeyu Luo
    • 1
  • Zongke Zhou
    • 1
  • Fuxing Pei
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of OrthopaedicsWest China Hospital of Sichuan UniversityChengduChina

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