Last updated on May 2019

Traumatic Brain Injury Associated Radiological DVT Incidence and Significance Study

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Acute Lung Injury | Venous Thrombosis | Ventilator associated pneumonia | Brain Injury
  • Age: Between 16 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Age 16 years
  2. Admission to critical care
  3. moderate/severe, non-penetrating traumatic brain injury
  4. Abnormal brain CT Scan
  5. Post resuscitation Glasgow coma score (GCS) 12, or GCS motor component 5
  6. Able to complete consent and first USS within 72 hours of injury

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Normal brain CT scan
  2. Unlikely to survive for the next 24 hours in the opinion of the ICU Consultant or Consultant Neurosurgeon treating the patient
  3. Contra indication to normal prophylactic measures, including heparin, were indicated
  4. Known blood clotting disorder or thrombophilia
  5. Significant pelvic or lower limb trauma
  6. Malignancy
  7. Pregnancy or recently post-partum

Recruitment Status: Open

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