Potential Of Simple Injection On Patients With Head Injury

Potential Of Simple Injection On Patients With Head Injury

By Medical News Today


New research has suggested that tranexamic acid has the potential to prevent people dying from head injuries. The CRASH-2 Intracranial Bleeding Study highlights the potential of the cheap, off-patent drug to help people suffering from brain trauma and is published online by the BMJ today.

According to the collaborators led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine the results provide strong grounds to test the effect of this treatment in a larger and definitive study. The forthcoming CRASH-3 trial will determine reliably the effectiveness of tranexamic acid in patients with head injury.

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