Venous Thromboembolism Cohort Study (VTE)

Registry custodian:Professor Erica Wood
Head, Transfusion Research Unit
Registry contact:Professor Erica Wood
Phone: 1800 811 326
Clinical lead: Dr Huyen Tran, VTE Steering committee
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: Data on all patients suffering from VTE are collected and entered onto a central database
Outcomes collected: 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