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The Use of Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Device for Symptomatic Relief in Patients With Post Thrombotic Syndrome

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified July 2012 by Hadassah Medical Organization.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Galia Spectre, Hadassah Medical Organization Identifier:
First received: June 13, 2012
Last updated: July 15, 2012
Last verified: July 2012
The use of ActiveCare+S.F.T 3rd generation (an Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Device) will improve quality of life in patients suffering from Post Thrombotic Syndrome compared to compression stockings which is the current gold standard of care.

Condition Intervention Phase
Post Thrombotic Syndrome
Device: ActiveCare+S.F.T 3rd generation
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: The Use of Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Device for Symptomatic Relief in Patients With Post Thrombotic Syndrome

Further study details as provided by Hadassah Medical Organization:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Quality of life (Veins-QOL) [ Time Frame: 1 month ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Villalta Scale [ Time Frame: 1 month ]
    The scale consists of five patient-rated venous symptoms (pain, cramps, heaviness, paresthesia, pruritus) and six clinician-rated physical signs (pretibial edema, skin induration, hyperpigmentation,pain during calf compression, venous ectasia, redness),which are each rated on a four-point scale (0 = none,1 = mild, 2 = moderate, 3 = severe). Points are summed to produce a total score (range: 0-33). Subjects are classified as having Post Thrombotic Syndrome if the score is 5 or more, or if a venous ulcer is present, in a leg with previous DVT.

Estimated Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: July 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: July 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Device: ActiveCare+S.F.T 3rd generation
    Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Device

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients who have developed post Thrombotic leg symptoms after a deep vein thrombosis event.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • admitted patients
  • Patients who suffer from peripheral artery disease.
  • Patients with an acute deep vein thrombosis.
  • s/p leg skin transplant
  • Patients with an active leg infection
  • Patients who aren't capable of operating the device.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01637428

Contact: Galia Spectre, M.D +97226779414
Contact: Hadas Lemberg, PhD +97226777572

Hadassah Ein Karem Medical Center Not yet recruiting
Jerusalem, Israel, 12000
Contact: Lemberg Hadas, PhD    +97226777572   
Principal Investigator: Galia Spectre, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hadassah Medical Organization
Principal Investigator: Galia Spectre, MD Hematology departement, Haddash medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
  More Information

Responsible Party: Galia Spectre, MD, Hadassah Medical Organization Identifier: NCT01637428     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 727209-HMO-CTIL
Study First Received: June 13, 2012
Last Updated: July 15, 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Postthrombotic Syndrome
Postphlebitic Syndrome
Pathologic Processes
Venous Thrombosis
Embolism and Thrombosis
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Venous Insufficiency
Peripheral Vascular Diseases processed this record on May 22, 2017