Comparaison des Effets rénaux des solutés de remplissage vasculaire PlASmalyte 148 et NaCl 0,9 % au cours de la réanimation de patients TRAUmatisés graves, protocole ASTRAU

Retenu comme PHRC interrégional Ile de France 2016


Le remplissage vasculaire demeure la pierre angulaire de la réanimation des patients traumatisés graves (TG)à la phase initiale de leur prise en charge pour compenser les pertes sanguines, compenser la fuite capillaire induite par l’inflammation traumatique et hydrater les patients afin de prévenir les conséquences délétères de la rhabdomyolyse. Le sérum salé isotonique (ou « sérum physiologique »), NaCl 0,9 %, est le soluté de remplissage vasculaire le plus utilisé au cours de la réanimation des patients TG. Cependant, l’appellation « physiologique » du NaCl 0,9 % est inexacte puisque ce dernier contient une fois et demi plus d’ions chlorure que le plasma humain. Cet excès d’ions chlorure explique l’acidose hyperchlorémique et la diminution de la perfusion rénale suite à l’administration de NaCl 0,9 % (1). Certaines études rétrospectives en réanimation ou en périopératoire rapportent que le NaCl 0,9 % augmente le risque d’insuffisance rénale aigue (IRA) en comparaison avec un soluté balancé dont la formulation est plus proche de celle du plasma humain, notamment en ce qui concerne la concentration en ion chlorure (Ringer Lactate, Plasmalyte 148 par exemple)(2,3).

Hors les TG sont particulièrement à risque pour IRA. Elle est observée chez 18 à 26 % parmie ce type de patients(4,5). Dans une étude rétrospective (non publiée) réalisée chez 2500 patients(trois centres en Ile de France), nous rapportons une incidence d’IRA sévère (stade I ou F de la classification de RIFLE) de 24 % dans le sous-groupe de patients traumatisés nécessitant une transfusion dans les 6 premières heures. L’IRA est indépendamment associée à une surmortalité d’un facteur 2 à 3 chez les patients TG (4,5).

Hypothèse principale

Dans une population de TG à risque d’IRA, l’administration exclusive d’un soluté cristalloïde balancé isotonique (Plasmalyte 148) diminue l’incidence de l’insuffisance rénale aigue en comparaison avec l’administration de sérum salé isotonique (NaCl 0,9%).

Hypothèses secondaires

L’administration d’un soluté balancé est associée à un meilleur pronostic et à une diminution des troubles métaboliques.

Ingestigateur Principal: Dr Anatole HARROIS

Anesthésie-Réanimation, Réanimation Chirurgicale, CHU Bicêtre, Le Kremlin Bicêtre,

Traumatrix - Trauma decision support tool (

1.    Contexts and Rationale

The Global Burden of Disease working group of the WHO has recently shown that major trauma in its various manifestations, from road traffic accidents, interpersonal violence, self-harm to falls, remains a public health challenge and major source of mortality and handicap around the world 1. Major trauma can be defined as any injury that endangers the life or the functional integrity of a person.

Time-critical management of trauma matters most for the two main causes of death in major trauma i.e., hemorrhage and traumatic brain injury. Expedient management of any major trauma improves survival and functional outcome. Time-sensitive management of major trauma based on standardized and protocol-based care improves mortality and morbidity. To be effective, these protocols require adjustments to the individual patient and clinical context on one hand and to the organizational context and trauma system on the other hand 2 3The typical pathway of a trauma patient in a mature trauma system is summarized by figure 1.

Evidence shows that patient management even in mature trauma systems often exceeds acceptable time frames 4 5 and despite existing guidelines 6 deviations from protocol-based care are often observed. These deviations lead to a high variability in care 7 and are associated with bad outcome 2 such as inadequate hemorrhage control or delayed transfusion. Three factors explain these observations. 

First, decision-making in trauma care is particularly demanding, because it requires rapid and complex decisions under time pressure in a very dynamic and multi-player environment characterized by high levels of uncertainty 8. Second, a large body of evidence has shown that human behavior and decision-making can be inconsistent because of cognitive bias or behavioral patterns in particular under stress, uncertainty and time constraint 9 10 11 typical for trauma care. Third, being a complex and multiplayer process, trauma care is affected by fragmentation 12. Fragmentation is often the result of loss of information or deformation of information. This disruptive influence prevents providers to engage with each other and commit to the care process 13.

In order to tackle these factors and enable an innovative response to the public health challenge of major trauma, the present proposal offers an integrative solution, the development of an interactive decision-support and information management platform for trauma management during the first 24 hours, the TRAUMA MATRIX.

This platform will empower all providers involved (dispatchers, paramedics, nurses, anesthetists, radiologists, surgeons, blood bank specialists, etc.) to share critical information and content in a timely manner. Results and information will be displayed in intuitive and ergonomic ways through a range of audio-visual signals. The platform will automatically integrate data from monitoring devices and the environment wherever technically feasible to reduce the need for direct provider input. Among other capacities, the platform will provide real-time, advanced probabilistic analysis of complex information to all providers along the care process. For example the platform will alert to trends (physiologic deterioration), quantify risks (shock, hemorrhage, traumatic brain injury,…) and suggest management protocols. This information system will be able to learn and dynamically adapt its predictions over the course of an individual case as well as learn from evolving epidemiology of a large and growing cohort over time to become a learning information system.

As a result, the platform is meant to streamline the care process in the first 24 hours to make it patient-centered, individualized, goal directed and empowering for all involved providers. Such a tool is not intended to become a substitute to human-decision making, but accompany clinicians and professionals to create a synergy in analogy to board instruments that help a pilot fly the plane.

For the development of the platform, the proposal takes strategic advantage of unrestricted access to an existing, prospective trauma observatory, a network of 15 French Trauma centers, the Traumabase® ( The database collects detailed high quality clinical data from the scene to the discharge from Critical Care. The granularity of the data collected makes the observatory unique in Europe.


The objective of the proposal is to perform a proof of concept study. Based on clinical data from a large French trauma database, advanced mathematical prediction models will be integrated into an information platform that provides ergonomic and innovative, real-time decision-support and interactive and adaptive information management to a broad range of clinicians in major trauma management.


The study group claims that the information platform enhances the clinician-driven decision-making and care process. In addition, it posits that the synergy between the clinician and the platform has a substantial potential to streamline and improve the overall trauma care process in the first 24 hours.

2.    Originality and Relevance

Firstly, to the best of our knowledge, such a trauma information platform currently does not exist. To develop and design an interactive, real-time, probabilistic decision-support and information management platform constitutes a major conceptual and scientific innovation. No proof of concept study exists that evaluates this approach on a large scale for complex medical decisions such as trauma care.

Secondly, prospective and interventional clinical research becomes ever more difficult to perform, because of logistical and financial constraints and the complexity of the studied interventions. This explains why results are ever so often difficult to translate into clinical practice. Trauma is a perfect example for this dilemma, since it requires complex and multiplayer strategies that do not depend on a single intervention.


The medical community urgently needs to adopt and develop new methods to evaluate therapeutic strategies. For this reason, the medical community relies on the analysis of large amount of data for diagnosis, decision-support and treatment. The project will bring together mathematical, methodological, technological, cognitive and medical expertise and make existing advanced methods available to the medical community. In particular, the project will develop innovative methods to face existing challenges. One of these challenges is the handling of missing and heterogeneous data. Management of missing data with different coding, coupled with a complex data structure is an important research topic. The results will have an impact beyond the scope of the present proposal. In this respect, the project provides an excellent opportunity for trans-disciplinary research and collaboration.


3. Methods and structure of the project

The overall projects extends over several years and is structured into three steps:

I) Innovative and advanced statistical methods, so called machine learning, will be deployed to analyze data from a large clinical observatory of major trauma patients in France, the Traumabase®. This analysis will generate models to predict the probability of pertinent events and needs (shock, brain injury, transfusion, urgent interventions, airway management,….) that impact patient outcome in the management of major trauma. A committee of French Trauma experts will define the list of events and needs to be predicted by the tool. The algorithms will be designed to make predictions not only at a single point in time, but incorporate the trends of clinical evolution in an individual patient, as well as larger trends within the cohort over time to create a so called learning information system (duration 2 years).

II) The data-based models and algorithms developed in part I will be integrated into a user friendly, real-time, adaptive information platform. The probability of clinical events and needs will be displayed to the clinician in an ergonomic way and integrate event- and outcome-specific management recommendations based on official guidelines (2 years).

III) The impact of the deployment of the information platform on the performance of professionals, on patient-centered outcomes (mortality, morbidity, and functional outcomes) and on process variables (under- and over-triage, time on scene, in resuscitation, to theater) needs to be assessed in simulated and real cases (2 years from the end of step II).

5. Impact and expected spin offs

The development of an interactive, real-time decision-support and information management platform would constitute a major conceptual and scientific innovation. The advanced prediction methods deployed in the proposal are usually referred to as Machine Learning, which are expected to operate a paradigm shift in medicine challenging the way it is currently practiced. The disruptive consequences on the medical profession and society of such innovations could be substantial, in a positive and negative sense 15. A proof of concept study is therefore urgently needed to assess such an approach in real-life situations. It is important for the society to help the French scientific and medical community to take leadership in this exploratory process to anticipate and prevent disruptive influences. The project responds to a question with substantial societal impact and provides an excellent opportunity for trans disciplinary research. The approach raises important ethical, regulatory and legal aspects, which require a separate exploration in an ancillary project.

From a public health and clinical point of view, this program is relevant, because the combined effects of the platform could have a substantial impact on the quality of care for major trauma patients. The platform streamlines the integral clinical pathway of major trauma patients from the scene to the ICU in the first 24 hours, makes it patient-centered and goal-directed and facilitates interaction and information exchange between health professionals empowering them to have timely access to critical information. Compliance with management guidelines will increase and lead to a higher standardisation of care. Standardisation facilitates appropriate use of resources and reduces costs. With a successful proof of concept in trauma, use of the platform could be extended to other complex critical care pathologies such as sepsis. The platform could also be deployed in a simplified version to support disaster response and management. As such, the project responds to the societal and public health challenge of major trauma.

Trauma Matrix is a project supported by


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Study Group

Pr Jean-Pierre Nadal (JPN)

Directeur de recherche au CNRS & Directeur d’études à l’EHESS

Laboratoire de Physique Statistique (LPS, UMR CNRS-ENS-UPMC-Univ. Paris Diderot)

Centre d’Analyse et de Mathématique Sociales (CAMS, UMR CNRS-EHESS)

75006 Paris


Pr Julie Josse (JJ)

Centre des Mathématiques Appliqués

Ecole Polytechnique

Route de Saclay,

91128 Palaiseau


Pr Catherine Paugam-Burtz (CPB)

Professeur des Universités-Praticien Hospitalier

Anesthésie et Réanimation Chirurgicale Polyvalente - Hôpital Beaujon, APHP

Hôpitaux Universitaires Paris Nord Val de Seine, 92110 Clichy                                                               

Dr Tobias Gauss (TG)

Praticien Hospitalier

Anesthésie et Réanimation Chirurgicale Polyvalente - Hôpital Beaujon, APHP

Hôpitaux Universitaires Paris Nord Val de Seine, 92110 Clichy

Pr Romain Pirracchio

Professeur des Universités - Praticien Hospitalier

Anesthésie-Réanimation – Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou – APHP

CRESS U1153, équipe ECSTRA, Hôpital Saint Louis – 75011 Paris

Triage préhospitalier des patients traumatisés sévères : quel apport de la lactatémie mesurée à la phase préhospitalière ?

Intitulé de l’étude (Titre officiel) : Triage préhospitalier des patients traumatisés sévères : quel apport de la lactatémie mesurée à la phase préhospitalière ?

Centre initiateur : Pitié-Salpétrière

Etat de la question: La spoliation sanguine s’accompagne d’une augmentation de la lactacidémie, corrélée à la profondeur et à la durée de l’hypoxie tissulaire. Cette lactacidémie revêt un caractère pronostic à l’arrivée en centre spécialisé dans la prise en charge des traumatismes sévères. Ainsi prédit-elle le décès, la survenue d’un syndrome hémorragique et le recours à des thérapeutiques urgentes. Sa valeur brute ainsi que son évolution au cours du temps apportent des informations complémentaires à celles portées par les scores de triage en traumatologie. 


Position du problème: Les performances diagnostiques de la lactacidémie intrahospitalière ne sont pas pertinentes pour conduire le triage préhospitalier des traumatisés sévères


Hypothèse principale : La lactacidémie préhospitalière, mesurée sur les lieux de l’accident au moyen d’un dispositif de biologie délocalisée, permet de prédire la survenue d’un choc hémorragique, le recours à des thérapeutiques spécialisées en urgence, un séjour en réanimation et la mortalité de patients traumatisés sévères.


Objectifs :

PRINCIPAL : Montrer que la valeur de lactacidémie préhospitalière améliore la performance diagnostique du score de traumatologie préhospitalier MGAP pour prédire la mortalité à 28 jours après traumatisme severe.

SECONDAIRES : Montrer que la valeur de lactacidémie préhospitalière permet de prédire i) la mortalité précoce à 48 heures ; ii) la survenue d’un syndrome hémorragique (nécessité de transfuser plus de 6 culots globulaires en 24 heures) ; iii) la sévérité des lésions (score ISS>15) ; iv) un séjour en réanimation de plus de deux jours ; v) le recours à des thérapeutiques urgentes spécialisées et que par ailleurs, elle améliore la performance diagnostique du score de traumatologie préhospitalier RTS pour prédire la mortalité à 28 jours après traumatisme sévère


Matériels et Méthodes :


Type étude : multicentrique, prospectif


Début du travail de recherche (date) : décembre 2012

Fin prévue (date) : décembre 2014


Critères d’inclusion : traumatisé sévère défini par la présence d’au moins un critère de Vittel


Critères de non inclusion : aucun


Déroulement : mesure de la lactacidémie veineuse sur les lieux de l’accident au moyen d’un dispositif portable fourni par le laboratoire NOVAbiomedical.


Critère jugement 1r : Mortalité à 28 jours


Critère jugement 2r : Mortalité à 48 heures ; scores ISS, MGAP et RTS ; transfusion ; durée de séjour en réanimation ; thérapeutiques urgentes spécialisées (drainage thoracique, laparotomie, thoracotomie, embolisation ou autre chirurgie d’hémostase)


Nombre de patients à inclure ? 1266



Responsable du travail : Mathieu RAUX


Ordre des noms prévisionnel :

Premier & deuxième auteur : Sophie HAMADA, Tobias GAUS, Anatole HARROIS

Deuxième auteur : voire supra

Dernière auteur : Mathieu RAUX

Statisticien : Bruno RIOU