Association Between Levels of D-Dimer, Fibrinogen and PAI-1 in Elderly Patients With Infection and Occurrence of Cardio- and Cerebro-vascular Disease After Discharge

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Asher Winder, Wolfson Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00512603
First received: August 5, 2007
Last updated: January 15, 2013
Last verified: May 2007
  Purpose

The association between the levels of d-dimer, fibrinogen and PAI-1 in plasma of elderly patients admitted to internal medicine departments because of infection and the occurrence of cardio- and cerebro-vascular disease after discharge


Condition
Infection
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Cerebrovascular Disease

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by Wolfson Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • thrombosis [ Time Frame: 24 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 52
Study Start Date: January 2007
Study Completion Date: July 2008
Primary Completion Date: January 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Elderly patients hospitalized due to infections

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Acute infection

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Anticoagulant therapy
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Sponsors and Collaborators
Wolfson Medical Center
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Asher Winder, MD Wolfson Medical Center
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Asher Winder, Senior Physician, Institute of Hematology, Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel. Responsible of Thrombosis & Hemostasis clinic, Wolfson Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00512603     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DD-CVD-1
Study First Received: August 5, 2007
Last Updated: January 15, 2013
Health Authority: Israel: Ethics Commission

Keywords provided by Wolfson Medical Center:
cerebro vascular event

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Infection
Communicable Diseases
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Myocardial Ischemia
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Angina Pectoris
Vascular Diseases
Chest Pain
Pain
Signs and Symptoms
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases

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