Category: LSHTM CTU News

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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Tight K Trial is Recruiting!
October 26, 2020 Cardiovascular,LSHTM CTU News CTU admin

TRIAL UPDATE (10/20): CONGRATULATIONS to the NHS Barts Health research team for recruiting their first patients into the TIGHTK Trial!

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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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ISTH TV: The importance of giving TXA early to trauma & PPH patients
July 10, 2019 LSHTM CTU News,Tranexamic Acid (TXA) CTU admin

Watch Prof Ian Roberts on International Society on Thrombosis and Hemostasis Daily News, discussing the importance of giving TXA early to trauma & PPH patients

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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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