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Epidemiology of Venous Thromboembolism

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Brigham and Women's Hospital Identifier:
First received: April 2, 2007
Last updated: July 9, 2009
Last verified: July 2009
More than 5 years ago the DVT FREE Registry was conceived. Its database consists of 5,451 ultrasound-confirmed DVT patients from 183 institutions. This database is rich in information of critical importance to health care providers. The information contained within the database will be revisited to provide more detailed analyses which will be used for risk factor assessment and for decision-making regarding the implementation of VTE Prophylaxis.

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Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Epidemiology of Venous Thromboembolism: Analyses and Publications From the DVT FREE Database

Further study details as provided by Brigham and Women's Hospital:

Enrollment: 5451
Study Start Date: April 2006
Study Completion Date: June 2009
Primary Completion Date: June 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients from the DVT FREE study with ultrasound-confirmed deep vein thrombosis

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Ultrasound-confirmed DVT patients from 183 institutions.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00456196

United States, Massachusetts
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02115
Sponsors and Collaborators
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Principal Investigator: Samuel Z. Goldhaber, MD Brigham and Women's Hospital
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Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Samuel Z. Goldhaber, MD, Brigham and Women's Hospital Identifier: NCT00456196     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2006-P-000820
Study First Received: April 2, 2007
Last Updated: July 9, 2009

Keywords provided by Brigham and Women's Hospital:
Deep Vein Thrombosis
Orthopedic Surgery
Medically Ill
Pulmonary Embolism

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Venous Thrombosis
Venous Thromboembolism
Pulmonary Embolism
Embolism and Thrombosis
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases processed this record on September 21, 2017