Pulmonary Embolism in Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Aleksander Talgøy Holten, Sykehuset Innlandet HF
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01318174
First received: March 17, 2011
Last updated: July 7, 2014
Last verified: July 2014

March 17, 2011
July 7, 2014
April 2011
April 2012   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Prevalence of pulmonary embolism in exacerbations of COPD [ Time Frame: one year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
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Pulmonary Embolism in Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Prevalence of Pulmonary Embolism in Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

The purpose of this study is to determine the prevalence of pulmonary embolism in our population of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) patients admitted to hospital with dyspnea. The patients will undergo investigation for pulmonary embolism, according to current guidelines.

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Observational
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
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Non-Probability Sample

Patients with known or suspected COPD admitted with an exacerbation of unknown aetiology

  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
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April 2013
April 2012   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • known or suspected COPD
  • COPD-exacerbation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • other causes of dyspnea
  • unable to perform CT pulmonary angio (contrast allergy, pregnancy)
  • already included in the study (each patient included only once)
  • use of anticoagulants
Both
18 Years and older
No
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Norway
 
NCT01318174
LE-KE
No
Aleksander Talgøy Holten, Sykehuset Innlandet HF
Sykehuset Innlandet HF
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Principal Investigator: Aleksander T Holten, PhD Sykehuset Innlandet HF
Sykehuset Innlandet HF
July 2014

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