Italian Pulmonary Embolism Registry - IPER

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Cecilia Becattini, University Of Perugia
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01604538
First received: May 21, 2012
Last updated: NA
Last verified: May 2012
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

RAZIONALE

Pulmonary embolism is a complex disease, with a highly variable clincal presentation. Diagnosis starts with clinical probability assessment mainly based on medical history and rapidly available clinical data. Pulmonary embolism can be managed by emergency department, cardiology, pneumology geriatrics or internal medicine physicians. Thus, initial clinical management can varies based on the attitude of the attending physician.

Diagnosis is a crucial point as it can influence short term mortality.

OBJECTIVE

The registry has 3 main objectives:

  1. educational objective,
  2. improvement in the knowledge of epidemiology, management and outcome of acute pulmonary embolism in Italy
  3. scientific objective

Condition
Acute Pulmonary Embolism

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Italian Pulmonary Embolism Registry

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by University Of Perugia:

Enrollment: 1700
Study Start Date: March 2006
Groups/Cohorts
patients with acute pulmonary embolism

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

consecutive patients with acute pulmonary embolism

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • consecutive patients with acute pulmonary embolism

Exclusion Criteria:

  • age <18 years
  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01604538

Sponsors and Collaborators
University Of Perugia
Investigators
Study Chair: Franco Casazza, MD San Carlo Borromeo hospital, Milan, Italy
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Cecilia Becattini, Dr, University Of Perugia
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01604538     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: protocol_364
Study First Received: May 21, 2012
Last Updated: May 21, 2012
Health Authority: Italy: Osservatorio Nazionale Sperimentazioni Cliniche

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

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 18, 2014