Category: Clinical Trials

Trauma Intact Results and News
October 1, 2020 Clinical Trials,LSHTM CTU News,Tranexamic Acid (TXA),Trauma Care CTU admin

Pharmacokinetic TRAUMAINTACT trial results show TXA is well tolerated & rapidly absorbed via IM route in bleeding trauma patients

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PREVENTT Trial Results and News
September 4, 2020 Clinical Trials,LSHTM CTU News CTU admin

Preoperative IV iron is NOT superior to placebo to reduce need for blood transfusion when given to anaemia patients 10–42 days before elective major abdominal surgery

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HALT-IT Trial Results and News
June 20, 2020 Clinical Trials,Emergency Care,LSHTM CTU News,Tranexamic Acid (TXA) CTU admin

HALT-IT trial found that TXA does NOT reduce deaths from stomach bleeding but increases the risk of thromboembolic events (deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism)

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The CRASH-3 Results and News
October 15, 2019 Clinical Trials,LSHTM CTU News,Tranexamic Acid (TXA),Trauma Care CTU admin

Tranexamic Acid (TXA) is a safe, low cost, and widely available drug which could prevent deaths from TBI by as much as 20% depending on severity of the injury

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Clinical trial managers need recognition for their work
June 13, 2019 Clinical Trials,Trial Management CTU admin

Expert trial managers with the training and experience to overcome operational challenges are often the difference between the success and failure of a clinical trial.

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WOMAN Trial Results and News
April 26, 2017 Clinical Trials,Emergency Care,LSHTM CTU News,Maternal Health,Tranexamic Acid (TXA) CTU admin

Can we prevent women from dying after childbirth? The WOMAN trial showed that if given within 3 hours, TXA can reduce the risk of death due to bleeding by one third.

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The CRASH-2 Results and News
June 14, 2010 Clinical Trials,Emergency Care,LSHTM CTU News,Tranexamic Acid (TXA) CTU admin

Global trial CRASH-2 is now complete and shows new hopes to cut deaths from serious injury – a simple jab of Tranexamic Acid could save up to 100,000 lives a year.

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