A RCT to Establish the Effectiveness of Intermittent Pneumatic Compression to Prevent Post Stroke DVT "CLOTS-3"


Phase 3 Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

Strokes occur when blood flow to part of the brain is interrupted. Patients are often bedbound for several days or weeks although if they survive, most will make some recovery. The lack of mobility encourages blood clots to form in the legs − so called deep venous thrombosis or DVT. About 10% of patients will develop these. Pieces of this clot may break off and can be carried by the bloodstream to the lungs....

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 3 December 2014.

1 Dec 2008 11 Nov 2008 1 Jan 2013 1 Mar 2013 1 Dec 2014 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
  • Purpose: Prevention
  • Endpoint: Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment