Epidemiology of Venous Thromboembolism

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 4, 2007
Last Update Posted : July 13, 2009
Information provided by:
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Brief Summary:
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.

Condition or disease
Venous Thromboembolism Pulmonary Embolism Cancer Deep Vein Thrombosis COPD

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 5451 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Epidemiology of Venous Thromboembolism: Analyses and Publications From the DVT FREE Database
Study Start Date : April 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2009

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
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 (NCT number): 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

Additional Information:
Publications of Results:
Other Publications:
Responsible Party: Samuel Z. Goldhaber, MD, Brigham and Women's Hospital Identifier: NCT00456196     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2006-P-000820
First Posted: April 4, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 13, 2009
Last Verified: July 2009

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

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Venous Thromboembolism
Pulmonary Embolism
Venous Thrombosis
Embolism and Thrombosis
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases