Safety and Effectiveness of Two Blood Transfusion Strategies in Surgical Patients With Cardiovascular Disease "FOCUS"


Phase 3 Results

Summary of Purpose

The purpose of this study is to compare liberal red blood cell transfusion therapy with restrictive red blood cell transfusion therapy in surgical patients with cardiovascular disease or risk factors.

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 14 August 2014.

1 Jul 2003 9 Oct 2003 1 May 2009 1 May 2009 1 Aug 2014 14 Aug 2014
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

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


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