Month: March 2021

WOMAN-2 Trial
March 15, 2021 Uncategorized admin

The WOMAN-2 trial investigates Tranexamic Acid (TXA) for the prevention of postpartum bleeding in women with anaemia: an international, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.

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Art for Maternal Health Awareness
March 15, 2021 Uncategorized admin

Healthcare is a human-right. Sculpture artist, Moira Purver was commissioned by the WOMAN trial to create this spectacular bronze statue, appropriately titled WOMAN, that depicts a mother on her knees holding her new baby in her arms just after giving birth. Every year 14 million mothers develop severe bleeding after childbirth or postpartum haemorrhage (PPH)

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A CRASH-3 Trial Sub-Study Provides Evidence of TXA Benefit in TBI
March 15, 2021 Uncategorized admin

This sub-study found that when patients with unreactive pupils at baseline were excluded, there was evidence that TXA prevents new haemorrhage (adjusted RR=0.80, 95% CI 0.66 to 0.98).

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World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
March 15, 2021 Uncategorized admin

Even though evidence on the benefits of TXA in trauma has been available for over a decade, most trauma victims are still not being treated with TXA soon enough, if at all.

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WOMAN-PharmacoTXA Trial
March 15, 2021 Uncategorized admin

The WOMAN-PharmacoTXA trial is a randomised controlled trial to assess the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of intramuscular, intravenous, and oral administration of tranexamic acid in women giving birth by caesarean section

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