Prophylaxis of Venous Thrombo-Embolism in Cancer Patients Under Palliative Care

This study has been terminated.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University Hospital, Geneva
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00303407
First received: March 15, 2006
Last updated: NA
Last verified: December 2005
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

To determine the efficacy and to measure the complications of prophylactic anticoagulation using low-molecular weight heparin in adult cancer patients under palliative care


Condition Intervention Phase
Cancer
Venous Thromboembolism
Drug: nadroparin
Phase 4

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Time Perspective: Longitudinal

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Further study details as provided by University Hospital, Geneva:

Study Start Date: January 2001
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2002
  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Cancer patients in palliative care
  • Patients fully informed about their condition
  • Signed informed consent
  • No exclusion criteria

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Absence of advanced cancer
  • Cancer previously cured
  • Venous thromboembolism diagnosed within 6 months prior to inclusion
  • Absence of discerning capacity
  • Active anti-thrombotic treatment with heparins or coumarines
  • Thrombocytopenia <50G/l
  • PTT >45sec
  • TP<35%
  • Active bleeding
  • Renal failure <20ml/min
  • Past history of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
Switzerland
Center of Continuous Care, chemin de la Savonnière
Collonge-Bellerive (Geneva), Geneva, Switzerland, 1245
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Geneva
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Catherine Weber, MD Center of Continuous Care, chemin de la Savonnière 11, CH-1245 Collonge-Bellerive
  More Information

Publications:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00303407     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SPOT 99/54
Study First Received: March 15, 2006
Last Updated: March 15, 2006
Health Authority: Switzerland: Ethikkommission

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Thromboembolism
Venous Thromboembolism
Venous Thrombosis
Embolism and Thrombosis
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Thrombosis
Nadroparin
Anticoagulants
Hematologic Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions
Fibrinolytic Agents
Fibrin Modulating Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Cardiovascular Agents

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