Category: Emergency Care

World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
November 10, 2020 Emergency Care,LSHTM CTU News,Tranexamic Acid (TXA) CTU admin

The researchers call urgent TXA treatment of all trauma victims, ideally at the scene of the crash, could prevent over 100,000 premature deaths each year worldwide.

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Educational | Evidence Tranexamic Acid Saves Lives
November 9, 2020 Emergency Care,Tranexamic Acid (TXA),Trauma Care CTU admin

This is an informative video showing the history and providing compelling evidence tranexamic acid, or TXA, saves lives.

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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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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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