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Registration number
NCT02042898
Ethics application status
Date submitted
17/01/2014
Date registered
23/01/2014
Date last updated
15/08/2018

Titles & IDs
Public title
Transfusion Requirements in Cardiac Surgery III
Scientific title
An International, Multi-centre, Randomized Controlled Trial to Assess Transfusion Thresholds in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery
Secondary ID [1] 0 0
301852
Secondary ID [2] 0 0
TRICSIII
Universal Trial Number (UTN)
Trial acronym
TRICS-III
Linked study record

Health condition
Health condition(s) or problem(s) studied:
Disorder; Heart, Functional, Postoperative, Cardiac Surgery 0 0
Condition category
Condition code

Intervention/exposure
Study type
Interventional
Description of intervention(s) / exposure
Other interventions - Restrictive Transfusion Strategy
Other interventions - Liberal transfusion strategy

Active Comparator: Restrictive transfusion strategy - Restrictive transfusion strategy: patients will receive a red cell transfusion if their hemoglobin is <75 g/L (<7.5 g/dL;<4.7mmol/L) intraoperatively and/or postoperatively

Active Comparator: Liberal transfusion strategy - Liberal transfusion strategy: patients will receive a red cell transfusion if their hemoglobin concentration is <95 g/L (<9.5 g/dL<5.9mmol/L) intraoperatively, or postoperatively in the intensive care unit; and/or <85 g/L (< 8.5 g/dL;<5.3mmol/L) on the ward.


Other interventions: Restrictive Transfusion Strategy


Other interventions: Liberal transfusion strategy


Intervention code [1] 0 0
Other interventions
Comparator / control treatment
Control group

Outcomes
Primary outcome [1] 0 0
Composite score of any one of the following: (1) all-cause mortality; (2) myocardial infarction; (3) new renal failure requiring dialysis; or (4) new focal neurological deficit - Composite score of any one of the following events occurring during the index hospitalization (from the start of surgery until hospital discharge or postoperative day 28, whichever comes first): (1) all-cause mortality; (2) myocardial infarction; (3) new renal failure requiring dialysis; or (4) new focal neurological deficit
Timepoint [1] 0 0
Up to hospital discharge or postoperative day 28 (whichever occurs first)
Secondary outcome [1] 0 0
Incidence of in-hospital all-cause mortality
Timepoint [1] 0 0
Up to hospital discharge or postoperative day 28 (whichever occurs first)
Secondary outcome [2] 0 0
Incidence of in-hospital myocardial infarction
Timepoint [2] 0 0
Up to hospital discharge or postoperative day 28 (whichever occurs first)
Secondary outcome [3] 0 0
Incidence of in-hospital new renal failure requiring dialysis
Timepoint [3] 0 0
Up to hospital discharge or postoperative day 28 (whichever occurs first)
Secondary outcome [4] 0 0
Incidence of in-hospital new focal neurological deficit
Timepoint [4] 0 0
Up to hospital discharge or postoperative day 28 (whichever occurs first)
Secondary outcome [5] 0 0
Length of stay in the ICU and hospital
Timepoint [5] 0 0
Up to hospital discharge or postoperative day 28 (whichever occurs first)
Secondary outcome [6] 0 0
Prolonged low output state defined as the need for two or more inotropes for 24 hours or more, intra-aortic balloon pump postoperatively or ventricular assist device
Timepoint [6] 0 0
Up to hospital discharge or postoperative day 28 (whichever occurs first)
Secondary outcome [7] 0 0
Duration of mechanical ventilation
Timepoint [7] 0 0
Up to hospital discharge or postoperative day 28 (whichever occurs first)
Secondary outcome [8] 0 0
Incidence of infection
Timepoint [8] 0 0
Up to hospital discharge or postoperative day 28 (whichever occurs first)
Secondary outcome [9] 0 0
Acute kidney injury (defined by Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes criteria)
Timepoint [9] 0 0
Up to hospital discharge or postoperative day 28 (whichever occurs first)
Secondary outcome [10] 0 0
Incidence of gut infarction
Timepoint [10] 0 0
Up to hospital discharge or postoperative day 28 (whichever occurs first)
Secondary outcome [11] 0 0
The proportion of patients transfused and the number of blood products and hemostatic products utilized (e.g. red cells, plasma, platelets, cryoprecipitate, factor VII) (index hospitalization)
Timepoint [11] 0 0
Up to hospital discharge or postoperative day 28 (whichever occurs first)
Secondary outcome [12] 0 0
Death
Timepoint [12] 0 0
6 months
Secondary outcome [13] 0 0
New onset dialysis (since incident surgery) status
Timepoint [13] 0 0
6 months
Secondary outcome [14] 0 0
Stroke
Timepoint [14] 0 0
6 months
Secondary outcome [15] 0 0
Coronary revascularization
Timepoint [15] 0 0
6 months
Secondary outcome [16] 0 0
Myocardial infarction
Timepoint [16] 0 0
6 months
Secondary outcome [17] 0 0
Health Care Utilization
Timepoint [17] 0 0
6 months
Secondary outcome [18] 0 0
Renal function, based on changes in postoperative serum creatinine
Timepoint [18] 0 0
Up to hospital discharge or postoperative day 28 (whichever occurs first)
Secondary outcome [19] 0 0
Incidence of Seizures
Timepoint [19] 0 0
Up to hospital discharge or postoperative day 28 (whichever occurs first)
Secondary outcome [20] 0 0
Incidence of Encephalopathy
Timepoint [20] 0 0
Up to hospital discharge or postoperative day 28 (whichever occurs first)
Secondary outcome [21] 0 0
Incidence of Delirium
Timepoint [21] 0 0
Up to hospital discharge or postoperative day 28 (whichever occurs first)

Eligibility
Key inclusion criteria
- Age 18 or older

- Planned cardiac surgery using cardiopulmonary bypass

- Informed consent obtained

- Preoperative European System for Cardiac Operative Risk Evaluation (EuroSCORE I) of 6
or more
Minimum age
18 Years
Maximum age
No limit
Gender
Both males and females
Can healthy volunteers participate?
No
Key exclusion criteria
- Patients who are unable to receive or who refuse blood products

- Patients who are involved in a preoperative autologous pre-donation program

- Patients who are having a heart transplant or having surgery solely for an insertion
of a ventricular assist device

- Pregnancy or lactation (a negative pregnancy test must be obtained prior to
randomization for women of childbearing potential.)

- Patients who are unable to receive or who refuse blood products

Study design
Purpose of the study
Other
Allocation to intervention
Randomised controlled trial
Procedure for enrolling a subject and allocating the treatment (allocation concealment procedures)
Methods used to generate the sequence in which subjects will be randomised (sequence generation)
Masking / blinding
Open (masking not used)
Who is / are masked / blinded?



Intervention assignment
Parallel
Other design features
Phase
Not Applicable
Type of endpoint(s)
Statistical methods / analysis

Recruitment
Recruitment status
Completed
Data analysis
Reason for early stopping/withdrawal
Other reasons
Date of first participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last data collection
Anticipated
Actual
Sample size
Target
Accrual to date
Final
Recruitment in Australia
Recruitment state(s)
NSW,SA,VIC
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Royal Prince Alfred Hospital - Camperdown
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Royal North Shore Hospital - Sydney
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Westmead Hospital - Westmead
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Royal Adelaide Hospital - Adelaide
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Flinders Medical Centre - Bedford Park
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Monash Medical Centre - Clayton
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St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne - Fitzroy
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Austin Hospital - Heidelberg
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Cabrini Health - Malvern
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Alfred Hospital - Melbourne
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Barwon Health (University Hospital Geelong) - Melbourne
Recruitment hospital [12] 0 0
Royal Melbourne Hospital - Parkville
Recruitment postcode(s) [1] 0 0
2050 - Camperdown
Recruitment postcode(s) [2] 0 0
2065 - Sydney
Recruitment postcode(s) [3] 0 0
2145 - Westmead
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5000 - Adelaide
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5042 - Bedford Park
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3168 - Clayton
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3065 - Fitzroy
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3084 - Heidelberg
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3144 - Malvern
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3004 - Melbourne
Recruitment postcode(s) [11] 0 0
3220 - Melbourne
Recruitment postcode(s) [12] 0 0
3050 - Parkville
Recruitment outside Australia
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California
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Connecticut
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Maine
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New York
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North Carolina
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Rio de Janeiro
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British Columbia
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Canada
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Manitoba
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New Brunswick
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Canada
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Newfoundland and Labrador
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Nova Scotia
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Ontario
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Bogota
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Copenhagen
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Egypt
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Tanta
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Germany
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Berlin
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Germany
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Giessen
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Greece
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Volos
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India
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Karnataka
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India
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Gujarat
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Israel
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Ramat Gan
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Israel
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Tel Aviv
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Malaysia
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Kuala Lampur
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Auckland
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Christchurch
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Dunedin
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Hamilton
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Wellington
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Singapore
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Basel
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Switzerland
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Bern

Funding & Sponsors
Primary sponsor type
Other
Name
St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto
Address
Country

Ethics approval
Ethics application status

Summary
Brief summary
TRICS-III is an international, multi-centre, open-label randomized controlled trial of two
commonly used transfusion strategies in high risk patients having cardiac surgery using a
non-inferiority trial design.
Trial website
https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT02042898
Trial related presentations / publications
Public notes

Contacts
Principal investigator
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David Mazer, MD
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St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto
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Phone 0 0
Fax 0 0
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Contact person for public queries
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Contact person for scientific queries

Summary results
Other publications