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Association Between Levels of D-Dimer, Fibrinogen and PAI-1 in Elderly Patients With Infection and Occurrence of Cardio- and Cerebro-vascular Disease After Discharge

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 7, 2007
Last Update Posted : January 16, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Asher Winder, Wolfson Medical Center

Brief Summary:
The association between the levels of d-dimer, fibrinogen and PAI-1 in plasma of elderly patients admitted to internal medicine departments because of infection and the occurrence of cardio- and cerebro-vascular disease after discharge

Condition or disease
Infection Acute Coronary Syndrome Cerebrovascular Disease

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 52 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : January 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2008

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. thrombosis [ Time Frame: 24 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years and older   (Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Elderly patients hospitalized due to infections

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Acute infection

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Anticoagulant therapy

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00512603

Sponsors and Collaborators
Wolfson Medical Center
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Principal Investigator: Asher Winder, MD Wolfson Medical Center

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Responsible Party: Asher Winder, Senior Physician, Institute of Hematology, Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel. Responsible of Thrombosis & Hemostasis clinic, Wolfson Medical Center Identifier: NCT00512603     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DD-CVD-1
First Posted: August 7, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 16, 2013
Last Verified: May 2007

Keywords provided by Asher Winder, Wolfson Medical Center:
cerebro vascular event

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Acute Coronary Syndrome
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Myocardial Ischemia
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases