Global Anticoagulant Registry in the FIELD observing treatment and outcomes in patients with treated acute Venous Thromboembolic Events in the real world.
The study objectives are to describe acute, sub-acute and extended duration of anticoagulation management, clinical and economic outcomes in patients with treated acute VTE (DVT and PE) in the real-world setting.
Global, prospective, observational, multi-centre VTE registry to be conducted in sequential cohorts.
In order to observe temporal trends in management of VTE a minimum of 2 cohorts will be recruited. Recruitment into the second (or subsequent cohorts) will commence when recruitment is completed into the first or previous cohort. It is estimated that each cohort will take approximately 9 months to recruit. Potential patients must be assessed for eligibility within 30 days of their acute VTE diagnosis.
5000 consecutive unselected patients treated for acute VTE and followed prospectively for a minimum of 36 months
A further 5000 consecutive unselected patients treated for acute VTE and followed prospectively for a minimum of 36 months
People who develop an Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) often have a poor prognosis and many go on to develop chronic kidney disease (CKD). The recognition that AKI and CKD are linked is recent and the molecular pathways that control the transition from acute injury to chronic disease are not well defined. Currently there are no specific treatments that reduce the risk of progressing to CKD after AKI.
Preliminary investigations (not yet published) suggest that AKI causes sustained activation of the endothelin (ET) system to the long-term detriment of renal and systemic haemodynamic function. These pilot data form the basis of our project that seeks to determine whether the ET system is active in patients with AKI and, thus, represents a potential target for therapeutic intervention.
KRAKIL aims to recruit altogether 100 patients from across the emergency department, acute medical unit and inpatient wards at the Royal Infirmary. 50 of which with AKI’s and 50 matched controls with normal kidney function. We will monitor their bloods and urine for 90 days and compare the data from between the two groups.
Diagnostics devices play an important part in the clinical assessment of a patient’s health and treatment. The purpose of the study is the evaluation of a new diagnostic platform developed by LumiraDx. The evaluation is focused around various biomarkers useful in the emergency settings.
Collection of venous and capillary blood samples for the evaluation of new diagnostic devices for cardiovascular conditions