Intervention for Hip Fracture

Phase 3
Waitlist Available
Led By Gregory Tocks, DO
Research Sponsored by Lancaster General Hospital
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
Be older than 65 years old
Must not have
Be younger than 65 years old
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up3 months
Awards & highlights
All Individual Drugs Already Approved
Pivotal Trial

Study Summary

This trial will compare the effects of tranexamic acid (TXA) versus placebo on blood loss and transfusion requirements in patients over 60 years old who have undergone hip fracture surgery.

Eligible Conditions
  • Hip Fracture


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~3 months
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and 3 months for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Blood Transfusions
Secondary outcome measures
Complication Rate
Hospital Readmission
Mortality Rate

Awards & Highlights

All Individual Drugs Already Approved
Therapies where all constituent drugs have already been approved are likely to have better-understood side effect profiles.
Pivotal Trial
The final step before approval, pivotal trials feature drugs that have already shown basic safety & efficacy.

Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Active Control
Placebo Group
Group I: InterventionActive Control1 Intervention
100 cc normal saline with 1g of tranexamic acid in solution
Group II: PlaceboPlacebo Group1 Intervention
100 cc normal saline

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Who is running the clinical trial?

Lancaster General HospitalLead Sponsor
22 Previous Clinical Trials
3,512 Total Patients Enrolled
1 Trials studying Hip Fracture
Gregory Tocks, DOPrincipal Investigator
Penn Medicine / Lancaster General Hospital

Media Library

Placebo Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT03923959 — Phase 3
Hip Fracture Research Study Groups: Intervention, Placebo
Hip Fracture Clinical Trial 2023: Placebo Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT03923959 — Phase 3
Placebo 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT03923959 — Phase 3

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

Has the FDA given the go-ahead to this new method/drug/etc.?

"There is some evidence that the intervention being tested is effective, as well as numerous reports confirming its safety, so our team has given it a score of 3."

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What is the typical reason why a doctor would prescribe Intervention?

"Although hyperfibrinolysis is the primary use case, Intervention is also effective for treating other conditions like hemophilia, bleeding, and tooth extractions."

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Are new volunteers being sought for this experiment?

"The website indicates that this trial is not presently looking for participants. This particular trial was first posted on February 1st, 2020 and was last updated on October 25th, 2022. There are 455 other trials that are actively recruiting patients."

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Is Intervention a common medical procedure?

"At the moment, 69 clinical trials studying Intervention are ongoing. Among these, 29 are in Phase 3. Many of the studies for Intervention are based in Kansas City, Kansas; however, 305 locations across the globe are running trials for this treatment."

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