Does Tranexamic Acid Reduce the Need for Blood Transfusions in Patients Undergoing Hip Fracture Surgery?
Study type: Interventional What is this?
Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:
- Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
- Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
- Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
- Rochester, Minnesota: 12-004599
NCT ID: NCT01714336
Sponsor Protocol Number: 12-004599
About this study
Does tranexamic acid improve the perioperative care of those patients treated surgically for hip fracture by decreasing the proportion of patients requiring transfusion and decreasing total perioperative bleeding?
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This study is enrolling participants by invitation only.
- AO/OTA (Orthopedic Trauma Association) fracture classification 31B
- Surgically treated with either hemiarthroplasty or total hip arthroplasty
- Acute fracture treated within 72 hours of injury
- Low energy isolated injury
- Age greater than 18 years old
- Transfusion received during admission, prior to surgery
- Creatinine clearance less than 30 mL/min
- History of unprovoked Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) and/or recurrent VTE
- Known history of Factor V Leiden, protein C/S deficiency, prothrombin gene mutation, anti-thrombin deficiency, anti-phospholipid antibody syndrome, lupus anticoagulant
- Pregnancy or breastfeeding (pregnancy tests will be performed on all patients of child-bearing potential)
- History of cerebrovascular accident (CVA), Myocardial infarction (MI), or VTE within the previous 30 days
- Coronary stent placement within the previous 6 months
- Disseminated intravascular coagulation
- Subarachnoid hemorrhage
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