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Prognostic Value of Prothrombin Fragments 1+2 for Pulmonary Embolism Incidence

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01078792
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified March 2010 by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : March 2, 2010
Last Update Posted : March 2, 2010
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Hillel Yaffe Medical Center

Brief Summary:
To determine the possible association of prothrombin fragments 1+2 elevation with incidents of pulmonary embolism in patients with COPD exacerbation.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive Disease Exacerbation Pulmonary Embolism Prothrombin Fragments Other: CT pulmonary angio, blood tests

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

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Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
COPD exacerbation
Patients admitted to hospital with COPD exacerbation
Other: CT pulmonary angio, blood tests

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients admitted to hospital due to COPD exacerbation

Inclusion Criteria:

  • COPD exacerbation
  • Able to give informed consent
  • Able to perform spirometry

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Known malignancy
  • Known hypercoagulable state
  • Receiving anticoagulant treatment
  • Pregnancy
  • Renal failure
  • Allergy to Iodine

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01078792

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Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
Hadera, Israel, 38100
Contact: M Beckerman, MD   
Principal Investigator: M Beckerman, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
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Responsible Party: Marinella Beckerman, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center Identifier: NCT01078792    
Other Study ID Numbers: 0001-10
First Posted: March 2, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 2, 2010
Last Verified: March 2010
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Disease Progression
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Embolism and Thrombosis
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes
Lung Diseases, Obstructive