State-of-the art research, breakthrough treatments
Renowned for our research and therapies for blood disorders, Texas Children’s Hematology Center physicians conducts state-of-the-art clinical and scientific research aimed at understanding, preventing and curing blood diseases. The center receives funding through government grants and philanthropic efforts of a variety of community-based organizations.
Improving education and advocacy for young women with menorrhagia through use of innovative technology” – supported by the CSL Behring Foundation Grant
The study will use an innovative technological approach to enhance patient compliance with medications and appointments, provide educational outreach, will allow health care professionals to capture valuable clinical data regarding bleeding patterns through electronic journals. The iPOD Touch® device with the iPERIOD program will be used to facilitate the aims of patient compliance, accurate patient reporting and enhancing educational support.
Prospective Crossover Trail of Oral Tranexamic Acid and Combined Oral Contraceptive in the Management of Adolescent Menorrhagia – supported by Texas Children’s Hospital Pediatric Pilot Research Fund
This ongoing study addresses the efficacy of the new medication, oral tranexamic acid in comparison with combined oral contraceptives for the management of menorrhagia in adolescent women.
Menorrhagia Data Registry
This study approved by the institutional IRB, allows gathering data about adolescent women with menorrhagia, to provide a better understanding about the patho-physiology, causes, disease manifestation, diagnostic and treatment approches of menorrhagia thereby enabling research to optimize the care of these patients.