Table 1

Baseline characteristics
Characteristics TXA (n =120) Placebo (n = 118)
Age at randomization (years) 34.8 (16.0) 34.1 (15.3)
Male 103 (86%) 107 (91%)
Glasgow coma scale (GCS) severity: Moderate (9 – 12) Severe (4 – 8) 52 (53%) 47 (47%)
68 (49%) 71 (51%)
Baseline haematocrit (volume %) 38 (7.4) 38 (6.7)
Time since injury (hours) 6.6 (1.69) 7.1 1.29)
Isolated TBI injury 20 (17%) 16 (14%)
Polytrauma with TBI injury 100 (83%) 102 (86%)
Mean injury severity score (range) 23.3 (9–43) 24.8 (9–43)
Midline shift (>3 mm) on first CT (mm) 2 (0.02%) 3 (0.03%)
Basal cistern compression on first CT 54 (45%) 53 (45%)

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