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Evaluation of Patients With Vena Cava Inferior Thrombosis

2014-08-27 03:32:20 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of the study is to evaluate patients with inferior vena cava (IVC)thrombosis in terms of etiology, clinical course and prognosis during long-term follow-up. Patients with isolated lower extremity DVT, matched for age and gender, serve as controls.

Description

All Patients are assessed using a standardized questionnaire and details concerning VTE risk factors, concomitant disease, medical conditions, diagnosis and therapy of IVC thrombosis were registered. A blood sample is taken to test for inherited and acquired thrombophilia. In addition, duplex ultrasound examination and digital photoplethysmograph are performed to assess postthrombotic syndrome.

Study Design

Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Inferior Vena Cava Thrombosis

Location

Division of Vascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, J.W.Goethe University Hospital Frankfurt
Frankfurt/Main
Hessen
Germany
D-60590

Status

Recruiting

Source

Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospitals

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:32:20-0400

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