Clinical Characteristics of Acute Pulmonary Embolism in Chinese Population

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified February 2015 by Chinese Pulmonary Vascular Disease Research Group
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Chinese Pulmonary Vascular Disease Research Group Identifier:
First received: February 3, 2014
Last updated: October 27, 2015
Last verified: February 2015
There are no special clinical characteristics of acute pulmonary embolism in Chinese population.

Pulmonary Embolism

Study Type: Observational [Patient Registry]
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Target Follow-Up Duration: 5 Years
Official Title: Clinical Characteristics of Acute Pulmonary Embolism in Chinese Population

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Further study details as provided by Chinese Pulmonary Vascular Disease Research Group:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The primary end point of the present study was symptomatic, objectively confirmed recurrent fatal or nonfatal VTE. [ Time Frame: 60 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • The second end point was death (all cause death and PE-related death). [ Time Frame: 60 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    If the participant died, the relatives need provided the written medical record on the death.

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA

Estimated Enrollment: 600
Study Start Date: January 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: January 2017
Estimated Primary Completion Date: January 2017 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years to 85 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Acute pulmonary embolism in Chinese population

Inclusion Criteria:

  • the symptomatic acute PE confirmed by objective examination

Exclusion Criteria:

  • congestive heart failure
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease;
  • a prior documented episode of PE or DVT
  • renal dysfunction;
  • a life expectancy of less than 6 months
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT02214043

Contact: Zhihong Liu, Doctor 8601088396590

Center of pumonary vascular diseases Recruiting
Beijing, China, 100037
Contact: Zhihong Liu, doctor    8601088396591   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Chinese Pulmonary Vascular Disease Research Group
Study Chair: Zhihong Liu, Doctor Chinese pulmonary vascular disease organization group
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Chinese Pulmonary Vascular Disease Research Group Identifier: NCT02214043     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: APEINCP 
Study First Received: February 3, 2014
Last Updated: October 27, 2015
Health Authority: China: Ministry of Health

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pulmonary Embolism
Cardiovascular Diseases
Embolism and Thrombosis
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Vascular Diseases processed this record on February 11, 2016