Last updated on February 2019

SAHaRA: A Randomized Controlled Trial


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Age: Between 18 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Age 18 years old at time of SAH
  2. First ever episode of aneurysmal SAH
  3. Diagnosis of aSAH as confirmed by treating physician (eg: neurosurgeon or neurointerventionalist) and supported by blood in subarachnoid space (e.g. cranial imaging or cerebrospinal fluid positive for xanthochromia, surgical visualization) that is the result of a ruptured aneurysm (e.g. direct visualization, cranial imaging or catheter angiogram)
  4. Hb 100g/L within 10 days following aSAH (defined by first day of hospital presentation)

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Physician and or family decision to withdraw/withhold active medical care at time of enrolment
  2. Active bleeding with hemodynamic instability at time of enrolment
  3. Patients with contraindication or known objection to blood transfusions
  4. SAH due to mycotic aneurysm, dissection, infundibulum and vascular malformations.

Recruitment Status: Open


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