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The Role of Factor XIII Activation Peptide and D-dimer Values for the Diagnosis of Cerebral Venous Thrombosis (CVT)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00924859
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 19, 2009
Last Update Posted : October 12, 2018
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Schweizerische Herzstiftung
Information provided by:
University Hospital Inselspital, Berne

Brief Summary:
The investigators aim to assess the overall accuracy of D-dimer values and FXIII activation peptide (FXIII-AP), using a newly developed ELISA test, to exclude CVT in patients with clinical suspicion of CVT.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Cerebral Venous Thrombosis Other: ELISA Test

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 401 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: The Role of Factor XIII Activation Peptide and D-dimer Values for the Diagnosis of Cerebral Venous Thrombosis
Actual Study Start Date : September 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 31, 2017
Actual Study Completion Date : December 31, 2017

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Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
1
Patients with clinical suspicion of CVT
Other: ELISA Test
assess the overall accuracy of D-dimer values and FXIII activation peptide (FXIII-AP), using a newly developed ELISA test




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. The overall diagnostic accuracy of FXIII-AP an D-dimer to exclude CVT in patients with clinical suspicion of CVT [ Time Frame: at hospital entry ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. The overall frequency of CVT in patients with clinical suspicion of CVT [ Time Frame: at hospital entry ]
  2. The overall frequency of other diseases in patients with clinical suspicion of CVT [ Time Frame: at hospital entry ]
  3. The site of involved veins and sinus in patients with CVT [ Time Frame: at hospital entry ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 85 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Consecutive patients with clinical suspicion of CVT at the emergency department of the University Hospital (tertiary care clinic)
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adults with clinical suspicion of CVT
  • Isolated unexplained headache of less than 30 days duration
  • Headache associated with focal central neurological deficits of less than 30 days duration
  • Headache associated with disturbed consciousness of less than 30 days duration
  • Headache associated with epileptic seizures of less than 30 days duration
  • Unexplained papilledema of less than 30 days duration

Exclusion Criteria

  • Deep venous thrombosis within 3 months prior to admission
  • Pulmonary embolism within 3 months prior to admission
  • Ischemic stroke within 3 months prior to admission
  • Myocardial infarction within 3 months prior to admission
  • Other vascular disease within 3 months prior to admission
  • Headache due to trauma
  • Malignant neoplasia
  • Treatment with anticoagulants prior to admission

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Locations
Netherlands
Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1100
Switzerland
Dep. of Neurology, Bern University Hospital
Bern, Switzerland, 3010
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital Inselspital, Berne
Schweizerische Herzstiftung
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Marcel Arnold, MD Prof. Dep. of Neurology, Bern University Hospital

Responsible Party: Departement of Neurology, Inselspital Bern, Universitiy Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00924859     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 112/09
First Posted: June 19, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 12, 2018
Last Verified: October 2018

Keywords provided by University Hospital Inselspital, Berne:
cerebral venous thrombosis
stroke
coagulation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Thrombosis
Venous Thrombosis
Embolism and Thrombosis
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Fibrin fragment D
Antifibrinolytic Agents
Fibrin Modulating Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Hemostatics
Coagulants