Project: Air Travel & Venous Thromboembolism

Reference: PPAD9/91/34

Last update: 11/08/2008 13:34:27

Objectives

Global research project into DVT.

Description

The study will examine the incidence of DVT in air travellers as well as looking into the causes of the disease.

Contractor(s)

World Health Organisation
Via Appia 20, 1202 Geneva 27, Switzerland, ..
0041 22 791 3441

Leicester University
Clinical Sciences Wing, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, LE3 9QP
0044 116 250 2500

Leiden University
Clinical Epidemiolgy, Leiden University Medical Center, NL-2300 RC Leiden, Netherlands, .
0031 71 526 4037

Amsterdam University
Department of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands, ..
0031 20 566 5976

Contract details

Cost to the Department: £800,000.00

Actual start date: 01 January 2003

Actual completion date: 01 January 2005

Publication(s)

Air travel and deep vein thrombosis
Author: WRIGHT Project Scientific Executive Committee
Summary
Source: The authors
More information: http://www.dft.gov.uk/pgr/inclusion/dvt/airtravelanddeepveinthrombosis