The purpose of this study is to determine if tranexamic acid reduces perioperative blood loss
and red blood cell transfusion during high risk spine surgery.
Drug: Tranexamic Acid
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Full eligibility criteria for NCT01728636
Ages eligible for Study
18 Years and older
Genders eligible for Study
Accepts Healthy Volunteers
undergoing posterior spine fusion surgery for kyphoscoliosis with a >80% chance of major transfusion
age < 18 years
surgery for tumor, trauma or infection
severe coronary artery disease
history of venous thromboembolism
history of cerebral vascular accident
history of renal insufficiency
allergy to tranexamic acid
All locations for NCT01728636
United States (1)
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60611
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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01728636. The sponsor of the trial is Northwestern University and it is looking for 170 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title: The Use of Tranexamic Acid to Reduce Perioperative Blood Loss During High Risk Spine Fusion Surgery
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