Venous Thromboembolism Cohort Study (VTE)

Academic Lead:Professor Erica Wood
Head, Transfusion Research Unit
Clinical Lead: Associate Professor Huyen Tran, Haematology
Registry Contact:Neil Waters
Phone: 1800 811 326
Purpose / Aims: The aims of the VTE Cohort Study are to:
  1. better define the incidence, natural history and clinical outcome of VTE
  2. provide information on the range of therapeutic strategies being employed in the treatment of VTE patients
  3. explore factors influencing clinical outcomes
  4. better define optimal management of VTE patients
  5. inform and inspire future hypothesis driven research in this area
Population Captured: Adult patients suffering from VTE at participating sites.
Outcomes Collected: Demographics, diagnoses, therapeutics, outcome of VTE episode, complications of episode, complications of therapy, representations of VTE.
Funding Source: Monash University School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, and Australian Centre for Blood Diseases (ACBD) through Department of Clinical Haematology, Central Clinical School, Alfred Hospital