Peer review report 2 on “Combined Use of Intravenous and Topical versus Intravenous Tranexamic Acid in Primary Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials”

Peer review report 2 on “Combined Use of Intravenous and Topical versus Intravenous Tranexamic Acid in Primary Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials”

International Journal of Surgery 37 Supplement 1 (2017) S120 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect International Journal of Surgery journal home...

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International Journal of Surgery 37 Supplement 1 (2017) S120

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Peer review report 2 on “Combined Use of Intravenous and Topical versus Intravenous Tranexamic Acid in Primary Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials” [H1]Original Submission [H2]Recommendation Minor Revision [H2]Comments to the author Comments: Overall, I think mentioned manuscript have a many grammatical errors; Therefore, the wording, apparently should be checked by a specialist. Highlights; should be rewritten on journal style (bullet points with 150 charactors). In Abstract: Line 29: delete parenthesis and sentence (IV group) Line 40: based on lack of your suggestion (in conclusion), clearly explain, what's your suggestion. In Keywords:

DOI of published article: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsu.2016.11.136. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsu.2017.01.025 1743-9191

All words don't write in bold. Introduction: Line 51: What is TXA? expand the full form once before using abbreviations. Line 57: What is TJA? expand the full form once before using abbreviations. In Inclusion Criteria: Line 63: What is RCTs? expand the full form once before using abbreviations. In references: Insert page number or article DOI number for references 32 and 33. Mohammad Reza Farahpour, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Islamic Azad University, Surgery, Shahid Beheshty, Urmia, West Azarbaijan 57159-14338, Islamic Republic of Iran E-mail addresses: [email protected], [email protected]